Rescue workers gathered at a South Florida beach, Juno, to take part in the competition of the Association of the U.S. rescuers. They had to swim 3.2 miles on their boards in cold water around the pier, and then run 91 meters with their boards. “We like to hold such events, people to see how high we are qualified in matters of salvation, It is said by race coordinator Rob Rogerson. – It gives people a chance to see us in action. ” (Photos by Taylor Jones)1. Competitors listening instructions before the start of the race .
2. Participants waiting for the race. Julie, Leo decided to plunge into the water before the start of the competition and is now trying to keep warm.
3. George Klein from Lantana shows her tattoo.
4. Seagull also like watching the competitions on the beach.
5. Lindsay Kenny goes along with the other participants to the starting line.
6. Participants sail early in the race.
7. Jen Noonan floats on a wave the flag on the beach.
8. Flag fluttering in the wind. Participants should leave the water in this place, carrying boards, around the flag, and then go back into the water.
9. Roman Shtromenger of the rescue teams «Deerfield Beach Ocean Rescue» jumping on board, obbezhav around the flag. The competition on the boards is in length of 3.15 meters.
10. Jose Morales, rowing to the shore to complete the first stage of the race. Morales finished first in the race on the boards of length 3.6 meters.
11. Jen Noonan from Fort Lauderdale rescue teams to the board, running to the flag on the beach.
12. The coordinator Rob Rogerson (right) and David Thorne – a former lifeguard of Palm Beach watching the competition.
13. Few spectators who came to watch the rescue.
14. George Klein, rowing to the shore.
15. Sean Sullivan runs out of the water to the finish line.
16. Mike Lowell of the Lantana is in a hurry to finish. He was second in the competition on the boards of length 2.6 meters.
17. Connor Kattsman of Pompano Beach, resting after the race.
18. Sean Sullivan of Deerfield Beach lacks the baton to the finish line.
19. George Klein from Lantana enjoys a successful competition.