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Lifeguard News

Can you spot the drowning child in the crowded swimming pool?

Anyone who thinks being a lifeguard is easy should watch this video. In a crowded swimming pool, the unidentified lifeguard spots a toddler going under the water and dives in to save her.

Man distracted by electronic device walks off a cliff and dies

San Diego - The man who was distracted by the electronic device he was holding and fell 60 feet to his death at San Diego's Sunset Cliffs has been identified, lifeguards say. The incident happened around 4:50 p.m. on Christmas day.

Deadly Brown snake takes to surf at Forster beach

Forster - Visitors to a beach near Forster on New South Wales’ mid-north coast expected a shark sighting when the lifeguard whistled, yet the call concerned a venomous brown snake.

Iranian scientists develop lifeguard drone

Human lifeguards may become a thing of the past, as scientists have developed and successfuly tested a drone capable of saving drowning victims at sea.

Woman, 55, tracks down lifeguard who saved her life 50 years ago

An American woman who was rescued by a lifeguard after she nearly drowned in a pool when she was five years old has found her hero around 50 years later.

'Gangnam Style' lifeguards to be reinstated by El Monte council

El Monte - What started as a bit of fun for 14 Southern Californian lifeguards, ended with them losing their jobs. Now sense prevails, and their jobs will be reinstated. However, not all the lifeguards will take the El Monte Council up on its offer.

Video: Lifeguards rescue fisherman, chase his escaping boat

Bude - A local fisherman got washed overboard in Bude Bay in Cornwall, England. His boat then made a daring escape, but was captured by lifeguards in a dramatic chase.

Lifeguard fired for saving man in 'unprotected' beach area

Hallandale - A Florida lifeguard was fired after he rushed to save a swimmer struggling to stay alive in the "unprotected" stretch of the beach, where visitors are warned to swim at their own risk.

Lifeguard suing New York after refusing to wear skimpy Speedo

Roy Lester has been a lifeguard for over four decades. Now at 61-years-old he feels his employers were wrong to demand he wear the figure-hugging Speedo trunks. Lester believes the Speedo ruling is an attempt to rid Jones Beach of its aging lifeguards.
 

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Lifeguard jumping into wave pool to save drowning toddler
Lifeguard jumping into wave pool to save drowning toddler
Screen capture from YouTube video
The Pars robot  shown here  may soon be replacing human lifeguards at beaches all over the world.
The Pars robot, shown here, may soon be replacing human lifeguards at beaches all over the world.
by RTS Labs