Friday, August 12, 2011

Buddy Bohn: A True Waterman

(Photo source: The Beach Reporter. "On July 28, Buddy Bohn was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Lifeguard Medal of Valor ceremony in Redondo Beach, an event he helped found in the early 1980s.")

Just in from Adam Sandler:


Don't know if you caught this terrific profile on lifesaving stalwart and current Lifetime Achievement Award winner Buddy Bohn in The Beach Reporter.

"Buddy Bohn can see it in a rookie’s eyes.
When a lifeguard makes their first rescue, and it all becomes real. You can see in their eyes if they want to do it forever or if it’s too much responsibility for them,” Bohn said. “You’re dealing with life and death. You’re trying to prevent all the trauma and heartache that goes with losing somebody. That’s your motivation.”

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*** Thanks for the heads up, Adam !


Until next time.....

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