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Lifeguards receive award for life-saving efforts

MASON CITY, Iowa – Four local lifeguards were praised at the Mason City City Council Meeting on Tuesday night.

On August 24, a young male teen jumped off the diving board at the Mason City Aquatic Center and then panicked. 76 more words


Lifeguards warn thousands about high surf, start of Triple Crown anticipated

Lifeguards conducted thousands of preventative actions on Oahu Tuesday as a high surf warning remained in effect for north- and west-facing shores.

At some points, waves reached 20 feet. 116 more words


How We Met

I’m not sure that I have told you all how we met. Like in HIMYM, there are a lot of little things that led to us meeting. 385 more words


Lifeguards rescue two snorkelers at Hanauma Bay

Ocean Safety lifeguards made a couple of rescues Saturday afternoon at Hanauma Bay.

Around 3 p.m., two snorkelers were rescued about 60-70 yards offshore.

A woman in her 60s was noticed to be in trouble by a swimmer who notified lifeguards. 104 more words


California's Warm 2014 Brings Something Else: More Beach Rescues

Here’s another byproduct of California’s unusually warm 2014: more lifeguard rescues at local beaches.

Busy lifeguards

As of Nov. 3, Los Angeles County lifeguards have already rescued more people in 2014 than they have in any single year in the department’s history, officials said. 50 more words

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The Rohilla rescue and dressing up kit - RNLI at the Maritime Museum

During half term the RNLI had a stand at the “Ships, Clocks and Stars” exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

The exhibition, which runs until January 2015, marks the 300th anniversary of the passing of the Longitude Act in July 1714, and tells the extraordinary story of the race to determine longitude (east-west position) at sea, helping to solve the problem of navigation and saving seafarers from terrible fates including shipwreck and starvation.   216 more words


Confessions of a Former Lifeguard Part 2

Sweet 16 and a great summer job. Sun, women, and plenty of fun. My first year at Wild Waves basically consisted of waking up, getting ready for work, going to work, working, aka cracking jokes all day while trying to get a pretty girl’s phone number, hanging out in the parking lot after work while trying to decide whose parents were out-of-town so we could throw a party at, party into the dead of the night, wake-up and repeat. 352 more words