Archive: Aug 2018

15 . 08 . 2018

My Beach

2018 Awards of Excellence Winner Profile: Domenic Cowdell

Winner Name: Domenic Cowdell Club: North Cottesloe SLSC Category: Trainer of the Year What Year Did You Join Surf Life Saving: 2012 Achievements: I began to ski when I was 21, then became a ski instructor and ran a ski school. I then moved to Australia, became a surf lifesaver and became an accredited trainer […]

Awards of Excellence, Clubs & Members

08 . 08 . 2018

My Beach

Thinking of becoming a Lifeguard?

This is your chance! SLSWA is now accepting applications for the role of Lifeguard for the 2018/19 season! Applicants will need to meet selection criteria, and in doing so may be invited to undertake a physical assessment and interview. Upon the successful completion of the physical assessment and interview, applicants may be offered the opportunity […]

Safety & Rescue

06 . 08 . 2018

My Beach

Records fall as WA clinches best ever finish at Pool Rescue Championships

WA’s Western Suns Pool Rescue team have wrapped up their most successful ever Interstate Pool Rescue Championships coming away with a 2nd place finish, and nine Australian records.   Records began to fall on day one of the Surf Life Saving Australia Championships in Adelaide over the weekend as Fremantle Surf Life Saving Club’s Tupou “TJ” Chong-Sue […]

Clubs & Members, Surf Sport

02 . 08 . 2018

My Beach

Strong Rip Currents Keep Cable Beach Lifeguards on the Alert

Lifeguards on Cable Beach have been kept busy the past week as strong rip currents have seen unsuspecting beachgoers swept out of their depth and in need of rescuing. On Saturday morning Lifeguards performed multiple rescues, all within minutes of each other, after a large swell saw dangerous rip currents wash swimmers and waders up […]

Media Release, Safety & Rescue