‘A lot of surfers doing a lot of rescues’: Researchers seek out hero surfers
A new global survey will seek to identify hero surfers.
The University of NSW Beach and Safety Research group has launched a study into how many surfers have saved the lives of struggling swimmers.
UNSW Professor Rob Brander told Deborah Knight “there’s a lot of surfers doing a lot of rescues”.
“They often surf in unpatrolled beach locations … so they’re really looking after people when there’s no lifeguards.”
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