We've teamed up with AI contributor Pete DeQuincy, aquatic manager at East Bay Regional Park District, to launch the inaugural Aquatics International Summer Lifeguard Challenge. We’ll be presenting three videos of timed drills – one each month this summer – for aquatics facilities to practice with their guards. For July, we’re challenging you to complete a two-person extrication. DeQuincy previously wrote about extrication drills.

Each month, we’ll release a video of the drill we’re challenging you to do. Practice the skill in the video and film your squad executing the drill. But for a twist on friendly competition between squads, we want you to call out another facility’s lifeguards in your video that you would like to take the challenge. Send your video to [email protected] either as an attachment or a Dropbox file. These videos will go up on our AI Video Gallery.  Use the hashtag #lifeguardchallenge on social media to follow the challenge!