Tag: Recreational water sports

Wounded veterans dive for history, healing in waters

LAS VEGAS — Jeff Pickard has lived with constant pain in his left arm and hand since an Iraqi sniper shot him in the...
Toxic algae: Once a nuisance, now a severe nationwide threat

MONROE, Mich. — Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21-foot motorboat — unaware that...
Rohingya desperate to flee Myanmar are turning to swimming

SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh — Nabi Hussain owes his life to a yellow plastic oil container. ...
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JUPITER, Fla. — Pontoon boats — those flat-decked vessels used for everything from dancing to fishing to water sliding into the Intracoastal Waterway —...
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FORT PIERCE, Fla. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for two snorkelers who may have been swept out to sea off Florida's...
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JUPITER, Fla. — Pontoon boats — those flat-decked vessels used for everything from dancing to fishing to water sliding into the Intracoastal Waterway —...
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NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Yale University student in the Air Force ROTC program is being recognized for her role in rescuing five swimmers...
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NEWTON, N.C. — An 800-pound heifer made a big splash when it was found in a North Carolina family's swimming pool. ...
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MADISON, Wis. — Spotters in a boat keeping an eye on water skiers would no longer be required in Wisconsin under a bill set...
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MADISON, Wis. — Water skiing without a spotter would be legal in Wisconsin under a bill sent to Gov. Scott Walker. ...

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