Join Dr. Adam Katchmarchi and his guest hosts as they focus on the stories behind water safety on the Water Safety Champion Podcast. We will feature a person or organization each week on the podcast and dive into the story behind their water safety journey.
Safe Kids Worldwide: Affecting Change To Prevent Childhood Injury
Adam Katchmarchi and Alissa Magrum talk to Morag MacKay, Chief Research and Network Officer of Safe Kids Worldwide, about misconceptions around childhood drowning and injury and how to speak to the masses about the critical need for action.
Empowering Communities To Take Action With Water Safety Legislation
Adam Katchmarchi, Alan Korn, and Michael Haggard discuss how Michael went from litigator to Water Safety Champion and advocate, and the ways people can be proactive in influencing water safety legislation.
Understanding The Benefits And Dangers Of Water
Nicole Phelps and Marissa Fortier of the Michael Phelps Foundation speak with hosts Adam Katchmarchi and Alissa Magrum about how to communicate water safety to parents, the benefits of water, and teaching children to swim who may not have access to swim lessons.
Filling The Information Gap: Teaching Parents About Water Safety
Jonathan St. Clair, co-founder of the Jasper Ray Foundation, joins hosts Adam Katchmarchi and Alissa Magrum to share how his own personal loss led him to become a Water Safety Champion, the significance of addressing drowning misconceptions, and the importance of exposing children to water at an early age.
Diving Deep: Navigating Water Safety, Policy, and Legislation
The conversation around strategic water safety policies and activism is important. Tune in to hear Adam speak with Alan Korn, Executive Director of Abbeys Hope, on enacting change at a national level through policy and legislation and staying open to the evolution of the cause and the effort needed.
Uniting The World Around Water Safety
Beth Root, Director of The Worlds Largest Swimming Lesson™, opens up about a painful experience as a lifeguard and the moment she created The WLSL™, and the difficulty of navigating awareness in the digital age.