How safe are you?
Find out about some of our real lifeguards.
Video 1 of 4: What is it like to be a lifeguard? Two new recruits share their thoughts after a busy season at Perrenporth Beach, Cornwall.
Video 2 of 4: An interview with Newquay professional surfer and RNLI lifeguard, Egor Harris.
Video 3 of 4: An interview with RNLI Lifeguard and professional surfer, Tom Butler.
Video 4 of 4: Interview with RNLI lifeguard and crew member, Rory Bushe.
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