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2013: A Year In Pictures

2013: A Year In Pictures

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    NATURAL HISTORY Scheduled to open next year, the nation’s first ‘natural’ public swimming pool will rely on plants and biological filters, rather than chlorine and chemicals.
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    LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION! Hollywood’s take on drowning is a distorted view of a quiet killer.
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    AMBITIOUS POOL GAINS ATTENTION  Three young, New York-based architects have designed a pool that can float on the East River, with walls that act as a passive filtration system to make the water suitable for humans.
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    Courtesy Rudy Garcia-Tolson

    IRON MAN Rudy Garcia-Tolson, four-time Paralympian and an Ironman Triathlon finisher, travels the world as a fierce competitor and motivational speaker. He delivered the live Keynote for the Aquatics International 2013 Virtual Conference.
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    ESTHER WILLIAMS: 1921-2013 Esther Williams, Hollywood's original aquatic icon, passed away June 6, 2013.
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    SURVIVING A CRISIS After a drowning, it’s crucial to properly handle staff, the media and the community.
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    FIGHTING FOR TIME In 2013, it became clear that statute of limitations reform has become a key strategy for nabbing child molesters and the institutions that harbor them.

So much happened in aquatics in 2013. Here is a review of some of the most memorable images that appeared in Aquatics International magazine in 2013! Within each image of the slideshow, you'll find a link to the full story. 

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