Brooke Burns

I want to help others ‘think first’ before diving into a pool or lake to prevent these types of life-changing accidents. I know I’m in a very fortunate minority and hope my story inspires both adults and children to be more careful.

“I want to help others ‘think first’ before diving into a pool or lake to prevent these types of life-changing accidents. I know I’m in … Read More

Not being able to dance anymore [was the hardest obstacle]. But, at the same time, I feel like that was one of the very first things that did give me that opportunity to say, “Are you gonna crumble here? Or maybe God has another destiny for your life and it’s a different road than what you think it is?”

“Not being able to dance anymore [was the hardest obstacle]. But, at the same time, I feel like that was one of the very first … Read More

Ive been a swimmer and a diver for quite a while. It was something that I think I got too comfortable with, and I dove into my black-bottomed pool and hit the slope from the shallow end to the deep end. And I had a chin to chest paralyzing break.

“Ive been a swimmer and a diver for quite a while. It was something that I think I got too comfortable with, and I dove … Read More

Beautiful things like nature inspire me. Sunrise is my favorite time of the day. A sky full of stars can be very inspiring. Quiet moments where you’re alone with yourself and the beauty, nature, and majesty that God has created. That is pretty inspiring.

“Beautiful things like nature inspire me. Sunrise is my favorite time of the day. A sky full of stars can be very inspiring. Quiet moments … Read More

I swim all the time at night – I’ve always been a water girl. It’s a black-bottom pool and my pool light was out, and as I’ve done a thousand times I just kind of did a little seal dive. I saw a huge bright light and I literally thought, That’s it.

“I swim all the time at night – I’ve always been a water girl. It’s a black-bottom pool and my pool light was out, and … Read More