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  • Rudy!

    Rudy Garcia-Tolson, an inspirational Paralympic swimmer, is the perfect keynoter for Aquatics International's virtual conference Nov. 5, 2013.

  • End of Summer, But Controversies Linger

    Here's a look at the trickiest issues facing aquatics today

  • A Silver Anniversary

    Remember when you were 25? For me, it was nearly (cough) 25 years ago.

  • Leaving a Legacy

    Over the past year, I experienced two profound rites of passage that made me rethink my approach to life and the legacy I want to leave behind when I’m gone.

  • On the Same Page

    During the past few years, the aquatics industry has promoted professionalism and attention to detail in a number of areas, including lifesaving.

  • Deadly ‘Fun’

    When I was a young boy I repeatedly heard warnings from my mother, such as “Look both ways before crossing the street” and “Don’t get in a car with a stranger.

  • A New Face

    Hello. My name is Erika Taylor and I’m very excited to be the new editor of Aquatics International.

  • Save Yourself

    There’s a great scene in the movie “As Good as it Gets” in which a neurotic Jack Nicholson pours his heart out, only to then attack the person offering help.

  • Smart Water

    In the past few years the aquatics industry has experienced an aggressive use of mandates (Virginia Graeme Baker Act, ADA compliance, APSP codes).

  • Do You Matter?

    Sometimes, sitting at my desk, I start to wonder if what I do really matters.