Water Sports Safety
By: Zach Marohnic and Chris Bierman
Wisconsin Water Sports
With over 15,000 lakes and 60,000 registered boats, Wisconsin hosts a great variety of activities on, around and under the water. Many people enjoy water sports as part of a healthy, active lifestyle, and these activities often involve whole families enjoy days together.
While hundreds of thousands of hours are spent safely engaging in the many water-related activities, accidents, injuries and deaths do occur each year as well.