Tag: Ben Carlson

Gotta Love These Men And Women

Courtesy of Patty Hermann, United States Lifesaving Association National Lifeguard Championships. The always competitive United States Lifesaving Association National Lifeguard Championships began today in Hermosa Beach, California. The intensely passionate corp of male and female lifeguards create an outstanding ambiance when they get together and

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Ben Carlson Memorial Going Up

Photo courtesy of Newport Beach Lifeguard Department, Newport Beach, California. Ben Carlson, the 32-year-old Newport Beach [California] lifeguard, surfer and swimmer who gave his life in trying to rescue others, passed away in July 2014 when a huge set closed out on him. Carlson’s life and legacy were remembered in a paddle out in Newport Beach that

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Ben Carlson Gave Himself To Help Others

Photo courtesy of Newport Beach Lifeguard Department, Newport Beach, California. With 6-8-foot surf pounding the Newport Beach's 16th Street yesterday, 32-year-old Ben Carlson did what he was trained to do and had done time and time before. He put himself in harm's way and went in the heavy surf to rescue another individual with his standard lifeguard

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