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7th Annual Ice Hole Festival in Lake Okoboji, Iowa Creates Waves, with the Thrills and Chills of Scuba Diving

LAKE OKOBOJI, Iowa and CARROLLTON, Texas, Jan. 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International Scuba proudly announces the return of the much-anticipated Ice Hole Festival. An event that has become legendary in the scuba diving community. What began as a whimsical idea on a Texan's bucket list has evolved into a thrilling annual gathering of adventurous scuba divers from across the continent. The annual Ice Hole Festival will be Held Feb 8 - 11, 2024.

World Open Water Swimming Association’s Final Review: Nyad’s 2013 Cuba to Florida Swim Ratification Denied

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2023 (SEND2PREES NEWSWIRE) -- The World Open Water Swimming Association's (WOWSA) Advisory Board reached a decision regarding Diana Nyad's submission for ratification for the Cuba to Florida swim in 2013. WOWSA supports a global community of open water swimmers committed to safety, sportsmanship, and adventure.

WOWSA Statement on ‘Nyad’ Movie on Netflix – The Swim, The Scandal, The Silence

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Having received Diana Nyad's submissions for official swim ratification twice, the World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA) would like to provide perspective on Netflix's upcoming film "Nyad" featuring Annette Bening and Jodie Foster. It is important for viewers to understand that this film is based on Diana Nyad's book, which has not been rigorously fact-checked [1]. There is a potential risk that audiences might perceive this docudrama as a fully factual account of Nyad's swim from Cuba to Florida.

Enthusiasm Filled the Lake as Scuba Divers Came Together for International Scuba’s 6th Annual Ice Hole Festival on Feb 6, 2023,...

LAKE OKOBOJI, Iowa and CARROLLTON, Texas, June 6, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scuba divers from Canada, Mexico, and the USA joined International Scuba's 6th Annual Ice Hole Festival. The week started off with pro level scuba diving training. There were several people to help gear up. As soon as you are out of the water, our hospitality team takes over, with a cup of hot soup, drinks and more food. All while other divers help take your kit off.

Gearing up for a Busy Season at ACE Adventure Resort

OAK HILL, W.Va., April 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In preparation for the season kicking off, ACE Adventure Resort announced they are looking for seasonal employees to fill a variety of positions. Adjacent to the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, ACE, a family owned and community-based resort, operates on 1,500 acres of lush property.

Carbon Monoxide Super-Meter for Inspectors and Scuba

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Forensics Detectors, a gas detection expert company residing in Los Angeles, California, has introduced its highly sensitive 0.1ppm carbon monoxide "super-meter," an innovation that has been designed to help users prevent low-level carbon monoxide poisoning and detect very small carbon monoxide leaks.

Polovolo Launches the First Sport-Specific Digital Platform for Water Polo Recruiting

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- High school water polo athletes looking to continue their playing careers in college have a new resource available to showcase their accomplishments and connect with college coaches. Polovolo is a digital platform designed for the unique needs of high school water polo athletes, their parents and the collegiate water polo coaching community.

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) Clinics and Tours in San Francisco, CA

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adventure Out LLC, California's leader in outdoor adventure, is now holding Stand Up Paddleboard clinics and tours at Mission Bay & Mission Creek Park in San Francisco. These programs will bring Adventure Out's professional and quality programming to the heart of San Francisco. On and off-board instruction will ensure that all participants are hitting the water safely and responsibly.

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