Study: Nearly Half Of Americans Can’t Swim

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•21 May 27, 2014

According to a new study by the Red Cross, 46 percent of Americans who say they know how to swim can’t perform the five water safety skills that are essential for saving oneself from drowning. What do you think?

  • “If we have to learn all that stuff, then what the hell are we paying all the lifeguards for?”

    Tim Fernandez –
    Outlet Inventory Planner

  • “Rising sea levels will weed them out soon enough.”

    Oliver Brogan –
    Gift Wrapper

  • “Can’t we just strap them to the other half who can?”

    Amanda Firmani –
    Still Photographer

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