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Open Water Coverage In Need Is Coverage Indeed

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The best practices of the best ocean swimming coaches are difficult for newcomers to understand, but easy for an experienced veteran to appreciate. We asked lifeguard and waterman Bruckner [...]

U Float Easily And Safely

Courtesy of UAINA, Côte Basque-Adour, France. Matthieu Sanchez, a lifeguard in France, created a rescue buoy for lifeguards and for ocean swimmers with two of his lifesaving friends, Loic Vidal and Sylvain Prévautel. "The U [...]

Quinn Cassidy. Like Father, Like Son

Photos courtesy of Anne Copeland Merrill, Ocean City, Florida. Quinn Cassidy was the first man standing at the recent two-day Ocean City Beach Patrol lifeguard test in South Jersey on the American East Coast. It [...]

Training To Save Lives

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Southern California ocean lifeguards watch over 129 million beach-goers every year stretched along the coast in the Los Angeles area. Huntington Beach is the most crowded and popular beach [...]

Ben Carlson Memorial Going Up

Photo courtesy of Newport Beach Lifeguard Department, Newport Beach, California. Ben Carlson, the 32-year-old Newport Beach [California] lifeguard, surfer and swimmer who gave his life in trying to rescue others, passed away in July 2014 [...]

Ben Carlson And His Legacy Are Celebrated

Photo courtesy of Newport Beach Lifeguard Department, Newport Beach, California. A paddle out, a traditional tribute for a waterman's legacy, for lifeguard Ben Carlson was held in Newport Beach where he passed away in heavy [...]

The Mega Offers No Awards And All Peer Glory

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. An estimated 110 million people visit the beaches of Southern California during the summer time. From star-laden Malibu to the hip Newport Beach, the Left Coast of America is [...]

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