Man dies at the Kearn's pool while practicing underwater drills

KEARNS, Utah (News4Utah) - A 39-year-old Taylorsville man died while swimming at the Kearns pool at 5624 Cougar Lane on Saturday morning.     

Police say the man was practicing 'underwater drills' where holding your breath while under the water for a substantial amount of time is common... continue reading


15 Year old boy lost in diving accident

BOCA RATON INLET - As Tim Fernan and his team of divers from Palm Beach Reef Research searched for 15-year-old free diver Skyler Hunt on Saturday afternoon near the Boca Raton Inlet, he couldn’t help but think of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen... Continue reading

Deep Water Diver Dies After Trying For Record

LONG ISLAND, Bahamas — As Nicholas Mevoli lay on his back, floating in the azure sea, attempting to relax, his exhales were audible. The countdown had begun, and he prepared to dive into Dean’s Blue Hole, hoping to reach 72 meters on a single inhalation, with no fins or supplemental oxygen. He began sipping the air, attempting to pack as much oxygen in his lungs as possible. Continue Reading

Katy TX Lifeguard Dies While Trying to Swim Length of Pool Underwater

Witnesses said that at around 4 p.m. lifeguard Dustin Kruthaupt was swimming laps and at one point attempted to swim the length of the pool underwater. 
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WBAL News in Baltimore Covers SWB Incident

A young competitive swimmer experienced shallow water blackout Continue Reading


Young Boy Survives SWB

The Santa Cruz Sentinel reported that a ten year old boy was rescued by an attentive lifeguard during his swim team practice. The young boy was participating in a team exercise where the children would hold their breath to swim the length of the pool under water. CPR was administered and it is estimated that it took three minutes to revive the boy. He was then treated at a hospital and released. Continue Reading

North Carolina Student Nearly Drowns

A student near Charlotte, North Carolina passed out while practicing competitive swimming, nearly drowned. Continue Reading

Spearfisherman Found Dead

Spearfisherman tragically found dead off New York coast. Shallow water blackout likely.
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