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Risk and Safety “One percent of the population has the physical and mental ability to become an ocean lifeguard. Making the tryouts is an accomplishment, something to be proud of, not many people can. These guys and gals are studs.” – Marine Safety Chief Kevin Snow, Laguna...

Wanna Be Guards Brave Frigid Waters

Photos and story by Mitch Ridder A total of 64 men and women who want a job as a Laguna Beach lifeguard tried out last Saturday at Main Beach in choppy seas of 52 degrees. The tryout consists of three physical events; a 1,000-meter swim in under 20 minutes; two run-swim-run...