Lifeguard Competition at Sandy Point State Park

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More than 75 lifeguards from Maryland’s state parks converged on Sandy Point State Park near Annapolis to compete for bragging rights in events that tested their swimming, running and rescue skills.

Park lifeguards maintain serious focus at annual competition
By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun
8:47 p.m. EDT, August 6, 2013

Lifeguards, Cullin Brown will have you know, do not laze around beaches, lakes and pools.

“There’s a stereotype that we sit in the sun and tan,” said Brown, a 19-year-old lifeguard at Rocky Gap State Park in Western Maryland.

State park lifeguards train every day — running, swimming or practicing rescue skills, all of which Brown and about 75 other guards put on display Tuesday at Sandy Point State
Park near Annapolis at the annual competition of lifeguards from every state park with a beach or pool.

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