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Shallow Water Blackout

Brought to us by USA Swimming - In this PSA, former NBAC Head Coach Bob Bowman discusses the very serious topic of Shallow Water Blackout. In this video, you will learn that even experienced athletes can become a victim of this tragic phenomenon where oxygen is deprived from a swimmer's system during practice, which can lead to drowning. This PSA can help to prepare even highly experienced coaches to provide a safer environment for their swimmers.

Michael Phelps in Meadowbrook pool