Ailsa Harvey


Surf Lifesaving is a competitive sport, which combines aspects from both surfing and lifeguard services. The skills required in this sport replicate those needed to save a life whilst also improving fitness and confidence.

The sport evolved from the training carried out by Australian and New Zealand lifesavers and is still based on these volunteer clubs who perform rescue duty. Although the sport is still mainly popular in just Australia and New Zealand, competitions now exist in five regions in Canada and in Europe the sport is continuing to develop.

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