Jersey Proud: Monmouth County lifeguards capture national title

A team of lifeguards from New Jersey's Monmouth County defeated dozens of other teams to win the national lifeguarding championship this weekend.

News 12 Staff

Aug 15, 2023, 2:28 AM

Updated 315 days ago


A team of lifeguards from Monmouth County shore towns has captured the national lifeguarding championship, defeating dozens of other teams from around the U.S.
The Long Branch Ocean Rescue members outran, outswam and out paddled teams from Delaware and Los Angeles County over the weekend to win the prestigious Howard Lee trophy in Virginia Beach.
Beating 46-time national champion Los Angeles County was a significant feat for the New Jersey guards.
This marks Monmouth County's third national lifeguarding title.

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