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    Fractured skulls, amputated feet and bruised vertebrae. Not exactly the stuff of waterpark promotional brochures, but they all happened on water rides in the United States and Canada.

  • Dreams Come True

    It seems only appropriate in our Dream Facilities Issue that I share the fruition of a dream at Aquatics International.

  • Questionable Values

    Not so long ago, the ability to swim was considered a valuable skill in America, so valuable, you couldn’t graduate from many colleges without it

  • Workin' for the Weekend

    Like many leisure pursuits, most aquatics activities take place outside of banker’s hours (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

  • Challenging Conventional Wisdom

    History is littered with examples of people mistaking collective wisdom for scientific fact. Probably the most notorious is the flat-earth theory. It took science and research to disprove that notion and show that, in fact, our world is quite the opposite

  • Survival of the Greenest

    OK, full disclosure: I live in Portland, Ore., one of the most environmentally friendly cities in the nation

  • A Matter of Maturity

    In America, 15-year-olds aren’t allowed to do much, at least not legally.

  • You Got the Power

    Every year at this time, we profile some of the industry’s most powerful people