As cruise ships become more elaborate, with tricked out pools and waterparks, should more be done to protect swimmers on board? One driven parent thinks so. What are your thoughts on this issue?…Continue
"Disney Cruise Line has lifeguards at all their pools and I suspect that other cruise lines will slowly follow as we see more stories about kids drowning on cruise ships. I do agree with Ryan that any cruise ship can afford to pay for lifeguards they…"
"See, I believe that it is hard for me to decide his innocence or guilt. At this point it is all a "he said, she said" kind of thing where the prosecution is saying that he did change clothes, where as Sails' attorney is now saying…"
"How are they different than many hotels, apartment complexes, housing associations and others that are not required to provide lifeguards?
I've visited hotels with hundreds of people in their pools at once; and no supervision or…"
"You would think. I am sure they have had multiple tragedies, yet, why would they want to pay someone to guard the lives of their passengers... I guess that they don't want to pay for them... I just don't get it..."
"I think that anywhere that someone is swimming in a pool (besides a private family backyard pool), should have a lifeguard. If a facility tells you that they cannot afford a lifeguard, they are lying. How can one not afford a lifeguard? Is it…"
"Am I missing something? How could this possibly be bad for aquatics?
I can only see it being great. She's fun, she's an athlete, and she's definitely synonymous with swimming.
When people see her on DWTS, they will think Swimming."
By now, you may have heard that swimmer Diana Nyad will be a contestant on Season 18 of ABC's Dancing With the Stars. Coincidentally, she also has a memoir slated for a 2015 release. How do you all feel about this? Good for aquatics? Good for her career? Are we seeing too many aquatics athletes on reality TV? Discuss!See More