Photos of the Year: 2011 Winners: Sports Photo Story: 2011_poy_11_27

Third Place | Sports Photo StoryLogan Mock-BuntingSTORY SUMMARY: Lifeguarding is an extremely demanding physical task. Ocean Rescue personnel must be able to quickly fight against waves, current, and sometimes the very people they are trying to save. The Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue Squad takes physical training very seriously, and was rewarded with a 1st place in their division at regional Lifeguard competitions and 8th overall in the Nationals. Summer months physical training consists of practice and exercise drills on land, as well as both in and under the water.

Third Place | Sports Photo Story 

Logan Mock-Bunting 

STORY SUMMARY: Lifeguarding is an extremely demanding physical task. Ocean Rescue personnel must be able to quickly fight against waves, current, and sometimes the very people they are trying to save. The Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue Squad takes physical training very seriously, and was rewarded with a 1st place in their division at regional Lifeguard competitions and 8th overall in the Nationals. Summer months physical training consists of practice and exercise drills on land, as well as both in and under the water.