Sunday, November 2, 2008

Memorial Day, 1978: Rips, Rescues and Inshore Holes

MEMORIAL DAY, 1978: Rips, Rescues and Inshore Holes"

Written by: Bill Asturius, Jim Oppliger, Roy Salter, Adrian Crook, Eric Moore and Will Maguire.


The Venue: Santa Monica South (aka, SMS)

Thirty years have passed since that day back on Memorial Day Weekend of 1978 that Santa Monica South became an all day series of blitzes, with rescues from rip tides and vicious inshore holes and lateral currents. Perspectives have been shaped in the course of these years with each lifeguard forming his own opinions and, of course, each having their own unique experience.

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Until next time,



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