Swimming

Pacific Surf Designs Files Antitrust and RICO Lawsuit Against Whitewater West Industries, Aquatic Development Group, and Specific Executives Regarding Unlawful Monopolistic Conduct and Racketeering in the Sheet Wave Industry

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 10:34pm

The suit contains six causes of action, including unlawful monopolistic conduct, unlawful agreements to restrain trade, illegal racketeering, and conspiracy.

Key Points: 
  • The suit contains six causes of action, including unlawful monopolistic conduct, unlawful agreements to restrain trade, illegal racketeering, and conspiracy.
  • PSD alleges that, since the inception of the sheet wave market, over 91% of the sheet wave machines installed worldwide have been Whitewaters Flowrider machine and that Whitewater acts as an illegal monopoly that controls the sheet wave market through unlawful conduct and illegal agreements.
  • In addition, PSD alleges that Whitewater and ADG together control over 97% of the U.S. municipal market for sheet wave machines.
  • PACIFIC SURF DESIGNS, INC., based in San Diego, manufactures the highest quality custom-designed sheet wave surf simulators serving the waterpark, leisure, entertainment and retail industries.

InventHelp Inventor Develops Swim Fitness System for Small Pools (LST-1050)

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 5:45pm

Fortunately, an inventor from Los Angeles, Calif., has conceived of a system that allows swimmers to remain in a fixed location in the water while taking swim strokes.

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  • Fortunately, an inventor from Los Angeles, Calif., has conceived of a system that allows swimmers to remain in a fixed location in the water while taking swim strokes.
  • He developed SWIM FREE to enable swimmers to practice strokes or do a cardiovascular workout in a limited amount of pool space.
  • As such, it provides resistance to prevent forward movement allowing them to "swim in place."
  • "This will enable users to swim longer distances in a small pool."

SPIRE IA (Institute and Academy) Offers Uninterrupted Competition During Pandemic

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

"These factors make SPIRE the perfect 'bubble' for athletes to keep training and competing without interruption."

Key Points: 
  • "These factors make SPIRE the perfect 'bubble' for athletes to keep training and competing without interruption."
  • To ensure that its student athletes' safety, health, training regimen and performance stay strong and consistent, SPIRE is already adapting, prioritizing and adjusting for any changes the future may hold.
  • Times from competitors swimming in any venue are submitted, combined, compared and ranked against swimmers around the world, keeping the level of high-level competition uninterrupted.
  • SPIRE's track and field coaches will view videos of their athletes training, providing effective feedback from a distance if necessary.

COVID-19 Impacts: Men's Swimwear Market to Accelerate at a CAGR of Almost 7% Through 2020-2024 | Rise in Number of Swimming Pools to Boost Growth | Technavio

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 3:15pm

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Commemorative Pelican™ First Aid Kit Pays Tribute to Founder, Dave Parker

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 4:45pm

Pelican Products regretfully announces that our company founder, Dave Parker, died on April 27 at the age of 83.

Key Points: 
  • Pelican Products regretfully announces that our company founder, Dave Parker, died on April 27 at the age of 83.
  • In 2004, he retired and divested his financial interest in Pelican, selling his stake to New York City-based Behrman Capital.
  • None of us would be here at Pelican today if it werent for the efforts of Dave Parker, says Pelican Products CEO, Lyndon Faulkner.
  • In honor of Dave Parker and the great impact he made, we have produced a limited edition first aid kit to commemorate his venerable achievements.

Procter & Gamble and the IOC Announce an Extension to Their Worldwide Olympic Partnership Through to 2028

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 1:00pm

We will use each of the next four Games as a milestone to measure progress and leave a meaningful legacy behind.

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  • We will use each of the next four Games as a milestone to measure progress and leave a meaningful legacy behind.
  • IOC President Thomas Bach said: Procter & Gamble has been a true partner to the IOC and a powerful force in supporting the ideals of the Olympic Movement.
  • As we mark one year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, we are delighted to announce that we will be stronger together with P&G until 2028.
  • The agreement also extends P&Gs long-standing partnership with Team USA through the Olympic and Paralympic Games Los Angeles 2028.

Stanford AI Lab Spinout, Snorkel AI Emerges From Stealth With $15M in Funding From Greylock and GV to Make AI Practical

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 5:15pm

Snorkel AI , a company focused on making AI practical, announced its launch out of stealth with $15M total funding from Greylock , GV , In-Q-Tel and others, and its end-to-end Machine Learning (ML) platform, Snorkel Flow.

Key Points: 
  • Snorkel AI , a company focused on making AI practical, announced its launch out of stealth with $15M total funding from Greylock , GV , In-Q-Tel and others, and its end-to-end Machine Learning (ML) platform, Snorkel Flow.
  • Our end-to-end platform, Snorkel Flow, focuses on a new programmatic approach to the training data that enables enterprises to use AI where they couldnt before.
  • Snorkel AI customers have already saved months of time, and are applying AI to new problems that they couldnt tackle before.
  • Founded by a team spun out of the Stanford AI Lab, Snorkel AIs mission is to make AI practical by focusing on the training data problem.

TEAM WLSL™ Adding Virtual Events to Provide Water Safety Tips and Tools for Parents and Kids at Home

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 1:52pm

Dozens of nationally recognized water safety and training organizations support the WLSL event each year.

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  • Dozens of nationally recognized water safety and training organizations support the WLSL event each year.
  • In response, TEAM WLSL organizers are urging parents to take advantage of a wealth of free online resources to learn more about water safety and drowning prevention.
  • "And, working to help families access water safety and learn to swim resources is more important than ever in our current environment.
  • WLSL events have provided more than 159,000 hours of water safety training around the globe.

COVID-19 Impact & Recovery Analysis- Scuba Diving Equipment Market 2020-2024 | The Rising Popularity of Water Sports to Boost Growth | Technavio

Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 1:30am

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Key Points: 
  • Our scuba diving equipment market report covers the following areas:
    This study identifies growing tourism, and improving infrastructure and safety as the prime reasons driving the scuba diving equipment market growth during the next few years.
  • We provide a detailed analysis of around 25 vendors operating in the scuba diving equipment market, including some of the vendors such as Apollo Sports Inc., Aqua Lung International, AQUATEC - DUTON INDUSTRY CO. LTD., BEUCHAT INTERNATIONAL S.A.S, Diving Unlimited International Inc., Henderson, Huish Outdoors, IST SPORTS CORP., Johnson Outdoors Inc., and Marquee Brands.
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Army Corps of Engineers reports an increase in adult drowning at its lake and river projects this summer

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 8:34pm

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that more than 30 people lost their lives to drowning in June at lake and river projects the agency manages.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that more than 30 people lost their lives to drowning in June at lake and river projects the agency manages.
  • The June statistics represent a 47 percent increase in drownings over the same time period last year.
  • USACE also reported that nearly all the drowning victims were adult males between the ages of 18 and 85 and were not wearing a life jacket at the time of the drowning.
  • Sometimes people who become exhausted while swimming or overestimate their swimming ability never learned proper breathing techniques for swimming.