SEA BRIGHT: CLUB LIFEGUARDS ADD TO SKILLS

SB LIFEGUARDS 071316 2Two lifeguards bring in a rescued “victim,” in the form of a weighted mannequin, during a certification drill conducted by Sea Bright lifeguard Captain Mike Hudson, seen at left. Below, Hudson offering final instructions to the class at Surfrider Beach Club. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)

By JOHN T. WARD

SB LIFEGUARDS 071316 1Eleven months after a teenager drowned nearby, nearly two dozen lifeguards from Sea Bright’s private beach clubs completed a training program Tuesday aimed at preventing ocean fatalities.

Guards from all seven of the town’s waterfront clubs spent three nights a week for the past three weeks in a first-ever advanced certification program that concluded with simulated emergencies on the beach at Surfrider Beach Club.

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CLIPPINGS: BEACH WATCH IN SEA BRIGHT

CLIPPINGS_220A beach day so nice it’ll make your head spin. Or something like that. A Vine video from the municipal beach in Sea Bright on June 27, 2014. (Video by Gerda Liebmann. Click to pause.)

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FOR LIFEGUARDS, A DAY AT THE BEACH

The sand, and ponytails, went flying at the 27th annual All-Women Lifeguard Tournament at Sandy Hook on Wednesday.

Hosted by Gateway National Recreation Area, the tourney – billed as the oldest in the United States – pits female lifeguards from oceanfront, river, bay, lake and pool lifeguard squads against one another in 10 events designed to highlight fitness, skills, strength and endurance.

Photo intern Stacie Fanelli caught the action for redbankgreen.

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