Swimming & Young People

Swimming and Young People

The approaching summer is a good time to reflect on the unfortunate fact, that in the course of sunny weather, a sad statistic will happen, and the warmer and sunnier it becomes, so the statistic will rise. It is that across the country, a number of young people will die through drowning.

There are inevitabilities, that some circumstances will occur which even strong swimmers can be surprised by, or even drowned, such as unexpected currents in the sea.

Rip currents can be almost invisible in the water, and are channels or corridors of fast moving water that are generally too powerful to swim against, and should anyone be caught out of their depth Continue reading Swimming & Young People