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Lifeguard in pickup truck runs over sunbather at California's Venice beachOpen in a New Window

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A lifeguard in a pickup truck accidentally ran over a 25-year-old sunbather at Southern California's Venice Beach, a popular destination for tourists, leaving the woman with fractures and damage to her internal organs, police said on Tuesday. Lorae Bermudez had been lying in the sand at the Los Angeles area beach with her husband a short distance away when the lifeguard ...

 

Lifeguard claims dog owners breached zone during rallyOpen in a New Window

A professional lifeguard has waded into the controversial dogs-on-beaches debate after snapping photos of community campaigners walking their dogs in a restricted zone.

 

Young lifeguards honored by Red CrossOpen in a New Window

Three helped rescue 8-year-old at community pool in Owings Mills It was the first day of camp, a busy day at the swimming pool of the Baltimore Jewish Community Center in Owings Mills. Amid the happy splashing, lifeguard Jalina Ray spotted something that didn't look right. She got the attention of fellow lifeguard Andrew Minkin, and pointed to an 8-year-old thrashing underwater.

 

RNLI-lifeguard-completes-sixth-gruelling-English-Channel-swimOpen in a New Window

Byline: An RNLI lifeguard braved stinging jellyfish, cold waters and the world’s busiest shipping lane to complete his sixth swim of the English Channel. Page Content: Student Lewis Young, 19, from Ash in Kent, made the 24 mile crossing as part of a relay team comprised of a group of friends from Plymouth University. Starting from Shakespeare beach in Dover at 4.45am on Saturday 6 September ...

 

Memorial statue proposed for Newport lifeguard Ben CarlsonOpen in a New Window

A local group hopes a statue of fallen lifeguard Ben Carlson will stand permanent watch over the shoreline at the base of the Balboa Pier, near the Newport Beach Junior Lifeguard headquarters.

 

Dog, owner attack lifeguard in beach incidentOpen in a New Window

A lifeguard at a Madison park was beaten Saturday afternoon after pepper-spraying a dog that had gone after a small child on a beach, according to a release. The child’s family was able to grab him before the dog attacked him around 6 p.m., officials said. The 53-year-old lifeguard, Tom, told the dog’s owner he needed to take his dog and leave. “I intervened. At that point the dog was attracted ...

 

Lifeguard truck runs over sunbather in VeniceOpen in a New Window

A 25-year-old woman was run over by a Los Angeles County lifeguard truck while sunbathing at Venice Beach on Monday.

 

Historic California lifeguard building destroyed by huge wavesOpen in a New Window

State lifeguards are coming to grips with the loss of the historic Cove House training building at Point Mugu State Park, which collapsed onto the beach Wednesday as powerful surf pounded the shoreline.

 

Hamilton to host national lifeguard competition finalsOpen in a New Window

Precision skills, emergency rescue scenarios, and relay races will be just some of the events on show when New Zealand’s top aquatic facility lifeguard teams compete for the title of New Zealand National Lifeguard Team of the Year at Waterworld in Hamilton on Wednesday 3 September.

 

Wish 2014: Blyth Lifeguard and Swimming Club looks to increase safety in the waterOpen in a New Window

Blyth Lifeguard and Swimming Club, in Northumberland, is one of the first to sign up to the Chronicle's 2014 Wish campaign
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