2018 WSIA Summit: Water Rescue w/ Dan Power

On Monday, February 26, 2018, top water sports industry professionals will be returning to Steamboat Springs, Colorado for the annual WSIA Summit to collaborate, share best practices, and navigate through key issues to preserve the future of towed water sports.

The two-day event will feature keynote speakers and special guests, workshops and committee meetings, roundtable discussions, CPR certification and so much more.

WSIA is especially excited to bring back lieutenant paramedic Dan Power for the Water Rescue demonstration and workshop. The Water Rescue Seminar was a first for the WSIA Summit in 2017, with many attendees leaving with the ability to save an injured participant from laying face down in the water while supporting the spinal cord and not exacerbating any existing injuries.

On Wednesday, Dan will be teaching his roll-over technique in the pool from 2:30pm to 5:00pm to anyone who is interested in learning. The pool is heated, so be sure to show up wearing your swimsuit. Lessons will be every fifteen minutes.

This is an invaluable lesson from one of the industry’s best – don’t miss it!

About Dan Power: Dan Power is a lieutenant paramedic who specializes in the fire/rescue field. He has over 25 years of lifeguarding experience and over 15 years of experience on the Pro Wakeboard Tour, where he is the first on the water rescuing injured wakeboarders. If unconscious and face down, Dan has a roll-over technique that has proven to save many athletes over the years. Dan is also a United States Lifesaving Association instructor, available to hire for training sessions at wake parks, schools, or anywhere with commercial towed water sports activity.

If you haven’t yet registered for Summit 2018, click here to sign up and receive early bird discounts.

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Words: Emily Dale

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