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A Hidden Hazard

When considering the leading causes of boating fatalities, most picture lack of operator training, operating a vessel under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or falling overboard. While that is certainly true, there’s a lesser-known danger that can be equally as deadly when boating — carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.

Out of the Darkness

There are only two kinds of bicyclists — those that have crashed and those that are going to crash!

  • 9 May 2021
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Boating into the Bank

The moral of this story is there is a right way to set up an outboard motor, even on small jon boats. Make sure to read your outboard owner’s manual to ensure you set up yours properly.

  • 11 April 2021
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Courting Injury

Even in a situation as innocuous as recreational basketball, it was my duty to take care of myself so I could continue the original mission I was there to perform.

  • 4 April 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Take No Unnecessary Risk

Luckily, we did not end up with any lasting injuries and had a great time. However, I did learn a couple of very important lessons. First, don’t let being cool make you a fool! In other words, don’t accept unnecessary risk just because you don’t want to look uncool.

  • 22 November 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Finger-Splittin' Good

In September of 2017, I learned a tough lesson about how overconfidence can lead to complacency and, ultimately, injury.

  • 25 October 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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