Photo: Swift-water rescue

Posted: Monday, September 11, 2006

Tim Farr, right, reaches for a thrown rope as he practices rescuing Tom Schwartz on Sunday in the Mendenhall River. Farr and Schwartz were participating in a swift-river recuse class, offered by the University of Alaska Southeast. Instructors from Back Country Sports taught the three-day course. Ten students received a swift water technician level 1 certificate from the Rescue 3 International organization.

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