Published: Jun 27, 2020
Summer heat saw crowds of daytrippers descend on U.K. coastal resorts, leading one southern town to declare a major incident and Health Secretary Matt Hancock to warn that he could close beaches to head off any potential new round of coronavirus cases.
Published: May 24, 2020
ASBURY PARK, N.J. - Joe Bongiovanni has been patrolling Asbury Park's wide beaches for more than a half century, beginning as a lifeguard when he was 18 and now, at 70, as Beach Safety Supervisor. He has seen vicious riptides and beach brawls, hurricanes and circling sharks, rough surf rescues and even a few marriage proposals.
Published: Jun 20, 2019
Two-and-a-half years ago, the International Surf Lifesaving Association (ISLA), the world’s leading lifeguard development organisation, filed a formal appeal to Prime Minister Prayut on behalf of Phuket’s lifeguards. The message from experienced local lifeguards was simple:
Published: Dec 23, 2018
Carita, Indonesia - A volcano-triggered tsunami has left at least 222 people dead and hundreds more injured after slamming without warning into beaches around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, officials said Sunday, voicing fears that the toll would rise further.