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An essential sport

Sport lifesaving aims at encouraging rescuers - pool and ocean life guards - to maintain, develop and improve the essential physical and mental skills needed to save lives in the aquatic environment.

Lifesaving consists of a variety of competitions requiring the athletes to demonstrate and hone their lifesaving skills, fitness and motivation in many different and simulated scenarios that they may encounter in their daily rescue work.

Through competitive sport, lifesaversdemonstrate their skills and maintain the highest level of physical conditioning to save other people from drowning. 

Lifesaving competitions are held in pools, in the ocean and on the beach.
International Life Saving Federation
Information about the German Lifesaving Federation


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