In the land of sand castles, they're the kings. A million and a half of us watch them on TV every week as they save lives and win Logies. And all they're doing is their job - and what a job it is!
This is the inside story of Bondi Rescue's lifeguards, that casual bunch of easy-going water-boys who look after Australia's most famous piece of sand and surf - who've somehow become famous as a result. As you'll find out between these pages, there's quite a bit more to the Bondi Rescue boy - and crew - than meets the eye . . . or the TV camera. Be a part of their incredible journey and discover the effect this has had on their lives.
'If you're ever lucky enough to paddle way out the back with the guys on the rescue boards, that's when the stories begin to flow. Not only are these men true Australian heroes, they can weave a great yarn too.' - Andrew G
Nick Carroll is one of the world's best known writers on surfing and beach culture. He lives on Sydney's northern beaches with his wife and two kids, surfing way too much and writing for a wide range of publications in Australia and overseas. The author of several books, he also wrote the acclaimed TV series Bombora: The Story Of Australian Surfing.