Making a ‘splash’

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Beardstown’s Dive & Recovery Team gets its feet wet during indoor pool training

  • Beardstown Dive & Recovery Team member Travis Mathews resurfaces after spending several minutes seated on the bottom of the indoor pool at the Rushville Fitness & Community Center.
    Beardstown Dive & Recovery Team member Travis Mathews resurfaces after spending several minutes seated on the bottom of the indoor pool at the Rushville Fitness & Community Center.
  • Brian Becker and Alex Davidsmeier strap on their air bottles and buoyancy compensating devices for the first time. (Photos by Brian DeLoche.)
    Brian Becker and Alex Davidsmeier strap on their air bottles and buoyancy compensating devices for the first time. (Photos by Brian DeLoche.)
  Out of tragedies, progress often comes. Born in the wake of this past summer’s tragic deaths of Briston and Jorden Dunmire, the Beardstown Dive and Recovery Team entered the water for the first time at the Rushville Fitness & Community Center’s indoor pool.   The team actually started training sessions in November and has received 18 hours of classroom instruction led by Bob Fitzsimmons,…

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