VIDEO: “How to Survive a Rip Tide”

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Almost all of us will end up at the ocean at some point in our lives.  The ocean is big, powerful, full of rip tides (rip currents), and it doesn’t care about you.

If you are in the ocean and you get caught in a rip tide, you need to know how to get out of it.

The video above shows a scientific study of rip tides and how to get out of them.

The keys to getting out of rip tides are:  Stay Calm, Tread Water.

That’s it.  According to this new study, rip tides will most often bring you right back to the beach where you can stand again.

The mistake most make is fighting against the rip tide and exhausting themselves to the point of drowning.

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