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Saving Robin Kiefer – A Lifeguarding Story ›

Near drowning could happen to anyone – including a 6 year old Robin Kiefer. Hear how the “big, hard hero” owes it all to a lifeguard.

10 Quick Tips for Swim Sighting ›

Swim Sighting Technique – The Basics
Open water swim sighting is an essential skill to up your game in both triathlon and distance swimmer events. Here is some basic advice for beginners looking for a way to get started developing their approach to leveraging the benefits of practicing informed swim sighting.
Here are 10 quick … Read More ›

Accidental Lifeguards ›

Let’s Face It!
When heading out for a swim at the pool or beach, lifesaving is probably not on your mind. You’re most likely thinking about your swim workout, your next race, or perhaps most importantly: cooling off and having fun in the water. The most common safety concern on the minds of … Read More ›

Swim Goggle Review – Kiefer Visionspex ›

Robin Kiefer puts Kiefer’s Visionspex swim goggles through an open water test and shares his review.

Open Water Swim Training Safety ›

Summer has finally arrived – my favorite time of year to swim.
Looking for open water? Be Safe!
On the Wisconsin / Illinois state line, the heat of the summer causes water in all lakes great and small to warm to sanely swimmable temperatures, marking the beginning of my open water swim training.
Although summer is here, … Read More ›