On Monday, August 27th, Suffolk County Executive, Mr. Steven Bellone took time out of his busy schedule to meet with Chief Bob Kolar, Smith Point Lifeguards, the Parks Commissioner and the administration to congratulate our lifeguards on taking second place at National Lifeguard Championship in Virginia Beach this season. Thank you Mr. Bellone!Read More Suffolk County Executive, Steven Bellone visits Smith Point Lifeguards
More than 500 lifeguards from across around the globe faced off at Virginia Beach in the competitive lifesaving events, ranging from swimming events to using boats or boards. Lifeguards were going head-to-head against each other, with hopes of winning the USLA National Lifeguard Championship and qualifying for the world championships in Australia. Throughout the 3 […]Read More Smith Point Takes 2nd at USLA National Lifeguard Championship
Day 3 Update (8/11/18, Time 5:49 PM) Due to an inclement weather the USLA Nationals are finished. Events not scored: W/M Open Run Swim; Ann Fici, Jess Freund, Julia Horan and Patrick Konarski W/M Board Rescue Race; W/M Taplin Relay; Ann Fici, Jess Freund, Julia Horan, Paige Kolar, Andrey Dagayev, Kevin Konarski, Brandon Kolar and Pierce May Open Landline. Four Smith Point teams qualified […]Read More 2018 National Lifeguard Championship, Virginia Beach
On Monday, July 30th, lifeguards from across Long Island came together for a day of intense competition to see who is the best on the Island. Many times the competition resembles the USLA National Lifeguard Championships, as year after year, the same individuals wind up competing for the same title at the national level. The […]Read More Smith Point edges out East Hampton to win 2018 Long Island Lifeguard Championship
On Thursday, July 19th, Lifeguards from as far west as Shirley, home of Smith Point Beach, and as far east as Montauk, competed in 32nd Annual East Hampton Main Ocean Beach Lifeguard Tournament, an annual event that showcases the life-saving skills and athletic prowess of local lifeguards. It was another great night of competition. Men […]Read More Smith Point Women dominate 2018 East Hampton Main Ocean Beach Lifeguard Tournament, Men take 3rd.
There are two types of surf skis, the spec ski and the ocean ski. The ocean ski is made for long-distance ocean paddling and is usually raced downwind with the swells. Typically 5.0-6.0 meters (16½-21 ft) long and only 40–50 cm (16-20″) wide, surf skis are extremely fast when paddled on flat water (only an […]Read More Lifeguard Craft Competition 2018 – Mid Atlantic Championships
Each year lifeguards who patrol the beaches throughout our region come together to compete in the USLA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships. The purpose of such an event is to showcase the skills and knowledge it takes to be a lifeguard. The day is filled with action-packed events that can’t be seen in any other forum. […]Read More 2018 Mid-Atlantic Lifeguard Champions, Rehoboth, DE
Final Results… The Sanyo Bussan International Lifesaving Cup 2018 officially opened this afternoon with teams from Japan Great Britain South Africa New Zealand USA Australia Hong Kong. Day One is officially over and the United States National Lifesaving Team is in a solid 5th place at the SANYO CUP. Good luck Alex Triani! 1st AUSTRALIA 455pt 2nd NEW ZEALAND 435pt 3rd JAPAN A […]Read More SANYO CUP is on its way….
The USA Lifesaving National Team to Japan has been announced. Congratulations to Alex Triani on getting selected to represent Smith Point Lifeguards and United States of America. Way to go!Read More Alex “six” Triani is going to Japan