East Hampton 2017

Another year of great local lifeguard competition. On Thursday, July 20th, lifeguards from Mastic and as far east as Montauk competed in the East Hampton Main Beach Ocean Lifeguard Tournament. This annual event showcases the life-saving skills and athletic prowess of local lifeguards… Smith Point Lifeguards took second place. The competition’s events included the following: […]

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July 20, 2017

Rehoboth 2017

Each year Ocean certified lifeguards from the Mid-Atlantic States compete in a Regional Lifesaving Tournament. The Rehoboth Beach Patrol hosted this year’s event, on Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. 2K Men Matt Pluhowski 16th, Jon Cuomo 19th, Ryan Muscerella, Brett Friedman (?), Tyler McKenna (?), Aldas Levisauskas (?), Pierce May (?) 2K Women Ann Fici 3rd, […]

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July 14, 2017

Smith Point Wins, 9th National Lifeguard Championship!

Smith Point – 2016 National Champions Congratulations to SMITH POINT! Ranking Chapter Total Points
1 Smith Point 405.375
2 Fort Lauderdale Ocean Rescue 105.625
3 Boca Raton 92.125
4 Coronado Beach Lifeguards 86.125
5 Wrightsville Beach 80.125
6 Delray Beach Ocean Rescue 76.250
7 Destin 55.375
8 Dania Beach 52.125
9 Santa Barbara Lifeguard Assoc 34.000
10 Los Angeles City Lifeguard Assoc 18.750 11 Laguna […]

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August 14, 2016

2016 USLA National Lifeguard Championship

If you were unable to go to California, this year the 2016 USLA National Lifeguard Championship (8/11/16 8/13/16) is held at Hermosa Beach Pier. Several teams including Smith Point, Long Beach LI, LA County & Cal State and many others will be competing against each other for the National Title. This year the competition will […]

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August 11, 2016

2016 L.I. Lifeguard Championship

On Monday, July 25th, lifeguards from Jones Beach, Long Beach, Fire Island W, Smith Point, West Hampton and East Hampton, competed in the Long Island Lifeguard Championship at Smith Point Beach. This annual event showcased the life-saving skills and athletic prowess of local lifeguards… It was a superb day of competition and camaraderie. Long Island […]

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July 25, 2016

East Hampton 2016

On Thursday, July 21st, lifeguards from Mastic and as far east as Montauk competed in the East Hampton Main Beach Ocean Lifeguard Tournament. This annual event showcases the life-saving skills and athletic prowess of local lifeguards… Smith Point Lifeguards took second place.

The competition’s events included the following: the distance swim, the distance run, the landline […]

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July 22, 2016

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USLA MID-ATLANTIC REGIONAL LIFESAVING CHAMPIONSHIPS (CRAFT)

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 Olympic K1 […]

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July 21, 2016

Rehoboth 2016 – 35th Anniversary of Excellent Competition

Each year Ocean certified lifeguards from the Mid-Atlantic States compete in a Regional Lifesaving Tournament. The Rehoboth Beach Patrol hosted this year’s event, on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 at Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. The United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) sanctions tournaments like these to promote the advancement of lifeguarding techniques, encourage camaraderie amongst lifesaving professionals and […]

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July 13, 2016

Julia Horan goes to 2016 Sanyo Bussan International Surf Rescue Challenge

The SANYO CUP 2016 was held in Aoshima Beach, Miyazaki, Japan on July 2nd-3rd. Participating Federations were from 
Australian Life Saving Team, Lifesaving Society Canada sport commission, GBR High Performance Lifesaving, Hong Kong, SLSNZ High Performance, Lifesaving South Africa, USLA High Performance Squad and @JapanLifesavingAssociation. Final Results: 1st Place AUS – 798 Points 2nd Place […]

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July 6, 2016

International Surf Rescue Challenge 2015 – Update

Source: usla high performance squad The final day is all wrapped up and the Aussie’s have won on their home turf. Well done to everyone that competed over 3 days. Sandi Woodhead and Garrett Thibodeau did an awesome job representing Team USA! TEST 3 of 3 is underway in the last day of competition at […]

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September 6, 2015