More stories about History

  • ISHOF Contemplates a Move

    The International Swimming Hall of Fame is thinking of moving when its lease expires in 2015.

  • A Tribute to Esther Williams

    A look at the extraordinary life of swimming legend Esther Williams (1921-2013).

  • 25th Anniversary Issue

    A look at the past 25 years through the eyes of Aquatics International

  • A Silver Anniversary

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

  • Keeping Watch

    The past 25 years have seen huge technological advances across most industries and lifeguarding is no exception.

  • In the First Person: Passing Fitness Forward

    My father would always say, “Pass it forward,” and I’ve tried to do just that in my aquatic fitness career.

  • Design Evolution

    WATER TECHNOLOGY INC.published its first issue in 1988, recreational aquatics facilities were undergoing a revolution.

  • In the First Person: Transforming the Waterscape

    In 1973, we started a pool construction company and eventually began doing commercial pools. There really weren’t any waterparks to speak of at the time.

  • Safety Dance

    In the past 25 years, the aquatics industry progressed from addressing basic safety issues to fine-tuning and tackling back-burner-type hazards that had not yet received widespread attention.

  • In the First Person: Tackling Entrapment

    The first entrapment case that I was involved in was in June 1974.