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Vargas, Buhain to lead new PSI

The Manila Times 09 Jun 2023
LONG-time swimming patron Michael 'Miko' Vargas was elected president of Philippine Swimming, Inc ... The two-time Olympian and swimming legend was elected as Secretary-General, while Jessie Arriola, representative of the Visayas region, got the position of Vice President and diving coach Marie Dimanche was elected Treasurer.

Vargas president, Buhain secretary-general in PSI elections

Manila Bulletin 09 Jun 2023
Eric Buhain was named secretary-general in the Philippine Swimming Inc ... ###### *Philippine Olympic Committee President Rep ... Eric Buhain and* *Jessi Arriola**.* ... Vargas has been supporting Philippine swimming for years ... “I’m thankful to everyone after being elected as secretary-general ... The POC Electoral Commttee chaired by POC secretary-general Atty ... .

Russian man eaten by shark in Egypt (VIDEO)

Russia Today 09 Jun 2023
In light of the attack, Russian diplomats advised compatriots to stay alert while swimming in the ocean and to strictly follow any restrictions imposed by Egyptian authorities. Consul General Viktor Voropaev told TASS that the shark zeroed in on the 23-year-old Russian at around 3pm local time near ‘Dream Beach’ ... READ MORE ... .

After the terrible accident in Egypt.. What is the story of the “notorious” shark?

The Eastern Herald 09 Jun 2023
What are the details of the terrible accident? ... The official Facebook page of the Russian Consulate General in Hurghada warned Russians against water and asked them to be careful and strictly observe the swimming and diving rules imposed by the Egyptian authorities ... Tiger sharks can live 20 to 50 years ... Tiger sharks are bluish gray to dark gray above.

Vargas voted swim chief; Buhain is secretary general

Manila Standard 08 Jun 2023
I asked him to come out and show himself,” said Buhain, adding his role as secretary general will bring him close to the heart of activities in swimming ... He wants to be in the heart of swimming (as secretary general) para hagip niya kayong lahat,” added Vargas ... Asian Swimming ...

Russian citizen killed in shark attack in Egypt's Hurghada

Anadolu Agency 08 Jun 2023
It called on Russian citizens to "remain vigilant" when in the water, and follow bans on swimming and diving implemented by Egyptian authorities.

Algonac buying steel barricades to boost safety at public events

The Voice 08 Jun 2023
“The plans for the new swimming pool were prepared by architect George Hartman with input from the city council, the Algonac Pool Advisory Committee, residents and staff,” Gillis said ... “This budget projects a general fund negative net position for the year of $1,188,822 for the Lions Field swimming pool, bringing the fund balance to $1,872,724.

In unusual orca sighting, tour spots at least 20 killer whales off San Francisco

Caledonian Record 08 Jun 2023
“I screamed ‘orca!’” recalled Michael Pierson, a Oceanic Society naturalist leading the tour, after noticing “those distinct dorsal finds poking out of the water.” ... As she spoke, she watched five swim together in Monterey Bay. More from this section. Federal judge calls Indiana attorney general's TikTok lawsuit largely 'political posturing' ... ....

Ban imposed on taking bath in canals/rivers

Urdu Point 07 Jun 2023
A spokesman of district administration said here on Wednesday that there was a general practice in summer that people took bath and swim in the canals and rivers ... their precious lives while taking bath and swimming in the canal and river water.

Napa Valley Prep Swimming: Justin-Siena senior Mackenzie Kawashiri signs with Loyola Marymount

Napa Valley Register 07 Jun 2023
Justin-Siena Senior Mackenzie Kawashiri talks about moving on to Loyola Marymount University with her swim career ... Being a student-athlete generally means the first half of your day is classes and the second half is sports ... her Vallejo home for swim practice with Orinda Aquatics.

Jersey Shore waterpark launched by Pa. native to sell tickets starting at $100

Penn Live 07 Jun 2023
Located in Atlantic City, N.J., right near the boardwalk, the Showboat Resort’s Island Waterpark offers both adult- and kid-friendly experiences from a tropical, 30-foot tall indoor treehouse to a “pulsating” bliss pool complete with a swim-up bar and D.J.

SNL Alums Dish on Behind-the-Scenes Toxicity

The Daily Beast 07 Jun 2023
“I was living in a sort of Mad Max. Fury Road–style sink-or-swim environment that was utterly unconcerned with my well-being and my happiness and my sense of safety and just general holistic health,” one former SNL writer told Ryan, going on to say that “the environment could be incredibly unwelcoming, even for a straight white dude.” ... .

Damning new book claims to expose Saturday Night Live's 'toxic' and 'silencing' culture as Jane ...

The Daily Mail 07 Jun 2023
A damning new book claims to expose the toxic environment at NBC's Emmy-winning late-night comedy show, Saturday Night Live, under creator Lorne Michaels. 'Burn It Down ... Fury Road-style sink-or-swim environment that was utterly unconcerned with my wellbeing and my happiness and my sense of safety and just general holistic health,' he added ... .

Big field expected at New Clark City for Asian swimming meet

Manila Standard 06 Jun 2023
Besides the championships for swimmers aged 11 to 18, the 45-country Asian Swimming Federation will also hold its Congress during the event in Clark ... Organizing committee head Jojit Alcazar and POC deputy secretary-general for international affairs Bones Floro also graced the logo launch for the biggest swimming competition that country is hosting.

Lifeguard shortage prompts safety concerns as summer swimming season kicks off

ABC7 06 Jun 2023
"This number includes a second shift of lifeguards to cover early morning and late-night swim programming at pools, which we are not able to accommodate this year," New York City Parks press officer Gregg McQueen told CNN ... Keeping swimming venues staffed with lifeguards is a matter of safety, experts say.

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