Newest Lifeguard Named EMILY

Dated: 05/29/2013

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If you haven't seen EMILY, Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard. She is a remote controlled unit that a lifeguard can "drive" out to the person/s in trouble faster than they could swim. They say the typical person needs 15-17lbs of buoyancy to keep their head above water, EMILY has 80lbs, meaning she could help about 4-5 people at the same time. I wonder if this will be used as a secondary and not the primary tool for saving a persons life. If you want to see it in action, here is the YouTube video

 
Now that the beaches are open, please be careful and only swim where there is a lifeguard present. 
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Rick Saparito Jr

I grew up in Broward County, Florida close to Ft. Lauderdale Beach. Toward the end of my senior year of High School my family moved to Barnegat, New Jersey where I met my wife Maryellen. We have 5 kid....

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