Ahh, summer. 'Tis the season of watermelon art, diving fails and-- you guessed it-- belly flops. When we were kids, this pool move was awesome. But nowadays... who are we kidding? It's still (painfully) awesome!
Being the new owner of a pool I'm concerned with kids falling into it and not knowing how to swim. My best friend has 3 kids ages 4,2 and 1 who come swimming and the more comfortable they get around the water the more adventurous they become. Just this past week they graduated to jumping in from the edge. They haven't taken professional swim lessons yet but always have safety floats and an adult w
Along Africa's great Zambezi River, right on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, there is a waterfall called Victoria Falls. And at certain times of year, when the water level is just right, you can go swimming right at the very edge—looking down 100 meters into the gorge below.
Some people believe that the way you spend the first day of the new year is an indication of how the rest of your your year will be. If this holds any water, my 2013 is going to be really weird, and really awesome.