rip currents

Sep
25
The watermen crew takes on Chicama…

SEPTEMBER 26,2018 WATERMEN CREW: CHICAMA PERU SURF TRIP Let’s state the obvious here, this is one wave you’ll dream about forever and our crew is stoking to surf it. Chicama is best known for having the longest wave in the world, then you can mosey over to Pico Alto for one of the biggest waves […]
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May
03
Minimum Lifeguard Uniform and Equipment Requirements

Lifeguard Uniform Lifeguard uniform requirements are basically the same throughout the world, men’s lifeguard board shorts, women’s lifeguard swimsuits and t-shirts printed with the words Lifeguard or guard. Board short lengths are designated by each lifeguard agency. Long board shorts can hinder leg movement and interfere with rescues. Lifeguard apparel should always be made from […]
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Dec
27
So, You Want to Be a Lifeguard? Understanding Lifeguard Duties

Millions of visitors and locals hit the beaches, lakes, rivers and pools each year. But sometimes we need a little help, and there are lifeguards in place to do just that. No matter what kind of lifeguard you are, your one number task is not rescuing people, instead your main duty is to prevent and […]
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Jun
15
Rip Currents: The Oceans Silent Killer

Lifeguards around the world, save more people from rip currents than any other ocean danger. Rip currents are the number one killer of beachgoers.  Lifeguards perform over 70,000 ocean rescues per year and more than 80% of all lifeguard rescue attempts involve saving someone caught in a rip current. Rip currents claim over 100 victims […]
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