February 2016 Table of Contents

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Saving a Voice: Jim Paterson POWER ISSUE Saving a Voice: Jim Paterson

As president of the National Drowning Prevention Alliance, Jim Paterson got the operation running like a well-oiled machine. Read more

Great Integrator: Louise Kublick POWER ISSUE Great Integrator: Louise Kublick

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital instructs the differently abled alongside peers who are without disabilities. Read more

Joining Forces: Stephen G. Little POWER ISSUE Joining Forces: Stephen G. Little

Stephen G. Little brings swim lessons to underserved kids in poor communities Read more

Natural Leader: John Spannuth POWER ISSUE Natural Leader: John Spannuth

John Spannuth’s contributions to aquatics span 50 years – and counting! Read more

Ambitious Educator: Connie Harvey POWER ISSUE Ambitious Educator: Connie Harvey

Connie Harvey directs ambitious Red Cross campaign to teach basic aquatic skills in 50 U.S. cities Read more

Island Rescuer: Jim McCrady POWER ISSUE Island Rescuer: Jim McCrady

Lt. Jim McCrady is shoring up protection on Florida and Puerto Rico beaches. Read more

On a Roll: Abby Hoeschler POWER ISSUE On a Roll: Abby Hoeschler

For the Love of Log: Abby Hoeschler is making a lumberjack sport accessible to swimming pools the world over Read more

Uniting Families: Alan Korn and Blake Collingsworth POWER ISSUE Uniting Families: Alan Korn and Blake Collingsworth

Alan Korn, executive director of Abbey's Hope, Blake Collingsworth, founder of the Joshua Collingsworth Memorial Foundation, and others founded Families United to Prevent Drowning. Read more

Inspiration Point Editor's Desk Inspiration Point

The inspiration behind this year’s Power Issue all began with my desire to ride a hot air balloon. Read more

Boundary Breaker: Rudy Garcia-Tolson 2016 Power Issue Boundary Breaker: Rudy Garcia-Tolson

The three-time Paralympian serves as an inspiration to challenged and able-bodied athletes alike. Read more

County and City Governments Receive Very First Pool Safety Grants County and City Governments Receive Very First Pool Safety Grants

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission hands out $780,000 as part of VGBA requirement. Read more

Spa Lifts Recalled by S.R. Smith Spa Lifts Recalled by S.R. Smith

S.R. Smith has recalled the Splash! and Pal Hi/Lo and Spa pool access lifts due to faulty welding after instances of the lifts falling over. Read more

AOAP Rolls out Aquatic Professional Designation AOAP Rolls out Aquatic Professional Designation

The Association of Aquatic Professionals offers new AqP designation Read more

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