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Open Water Swimming Safety Tips For Everyone

Open Water Swimming Safety Tips For Everyone

1. Practice! Get some real experience first. I’ve personally guarded open water swims and the most rescues occur within yards of the entry point. Don’t expect everything…

Why We Love Open Water Swimming

Why We Love Open Water Swimming

Have you ever swam in open water? Pond, lake, or ocean? No. join in on the fun, here are some reasons to give it a try and…

Safer Swimmer Open Water Swimming Buoy

Safer Swimmer Open Water Swimming Buoy

Looking for safer, more enjoyable swimming in open water? Check out Robin Kiefer’s review of the Safer Swimmer Open Water Swim Buoy.

Saving Robin Kiefer – A Lifeguarding Story

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

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…

Accidental Lifeguards

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 Goggle Review – Kiefer Visionspex

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

Open Water Swim Training Safety

Summer has finally arrived – my favorite time of year to swim. On the Wisconsin / Illinois state line, the heat of the summer causes water in…

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