Press of Atlantic City: Lifeguard Races

Lifeguard Races

Weinberg: 2015 filled with special moments on and off the field

Personally, I enjoyed a tremendous year. This column afforded me the opportunity to lend some insight into many of the people who earned spots on this list, as well as others who just missed the cut, but will forever occupy special places in my heart.

Ventnor crew wins Masters row

The Ventnor Beach Patrol crew of David Funk and alumnus Tom Sher won the Brennan McCann Masters Series 3-mile row in 36 minutes, 24 seconds Saturday at Seaview Harbor beach in Egg Harbor Township.

Brigantine's Boehme wins 86th Pageant Swim

Doug Boehme, 17, of Brigantine, and Laurie Hug, 50, of Ambler, Pennsylvania, were the winners of the 86th annual Atlantic City Pageant Ocean Swim on Saturday in Atlantic City.

Chuck Gowdy, Vince Granese win 10th annual Hammer Row in EHT

The crew of Margate lifeguard Chuck Gowdy and Atlantic City lifeguard Vince Granese won the 10th annual Hammer Row in 36 minutes, 39 seconds Thursday at Seaview Harbor beach in Egg Harbor Township.

Hammer Row scheduled for Thursday in EHT

The 10th annual Hammer Row, a 5-mile race for doubles crews, will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Seaview Harbor beach in Egg Harbor Township. The event also has a paddleboard race, which will begin at 6:20 p.m.

Steady Margate takes Goudy Rescue Races title

VENTNOR - The Margate Beach Patrol's blend of youth and experience in rowing was just enough to win the John T. Goudy Memorial Rescue Races on Friday at the Suffolk Avenue beach.

Ventnor lifeguard David Funk seeks 12th Goudy win

Lieutenant David Funk of the Ventnor Beach Patrol has been one of the most successful South Jersey lifeguard athletes for the last two decades.

Pasternak, Santer win inaugural Rescue Board Championship

Brian Pasternak and Lexi Santer led the Ocean City Beach Patrol to the team title at the inaugural South Jersey Rescue Board Championship on Sunday at Lincoln Avenue beach in Wildwood.

Ventnor-based rowers Scott Jones, Frank Previte take third in Masters Nationals

A crew from the Ventnor-based Viking Rowing Club finished third at the U.S. Rowing Masters Nationals on Saturday on the Cooper River in Camden County.

Avalon wins first S.J. Lifeguard Championships title since 1992

MARGATE -- The fans of the winning beach patrols went wild on a day of upsets in all three races at the South Jersey Lifeguard Championships on Friday at the Decatur Avenue beach.

A.C. Beach Patrol's Granese to defend S.J. Championship

Oarsman Vince Granese of the Atlantic City Beach Patrol could play a big role in the outcome of today’s 76th annual South Jersey Lifeguard Championships at Decatur Avenue beach in Margate.

Ventnor women complete sweep of top lifeguard races

VENTNOR — The women of the Ventnor Beach Patrol won the Cape Atlantic Women’s Lifeguard Invitational on Wednesday, in much the same fashion as they won the other two all-female team lifeguard events this summer.

Kobierowski, McGovern win second straight Around The Island Row

NORTH WILDWOOD — Darrick Kobierowski and Terry McGovern held off two contending crews to win their second straight Bud Tarbotton North Wildwood Beach Patrol Around The Island Row on Wednesday morning.

Cape Atlantic Women's Lifeguard Invitational set for Wednesday

The beach patrols of Ventnor and Ocean City, plus 11 others, continue their rivalries Wednesday at the 21st annual Cape Atlantic Women's Lifeguard Invitational at 6:30 p.m. at Suffolk Avenue beach in Ventnor.

22 crews to compete Wednesday in annual row around Wildwoods

The 40th annual Bud Tarbotton Memorial North Wildwood Beach Patrol Around The Island Row, a 20-mile race for doubles crews, will get a floating start at 7 a.m. Wednesday at 1st and Surf Avenues in North Wildwood.

Around The Island Row pushed back to Wednesday

The 40th annual Bud Tarbotton North Wildwood Beach Patrol Around The Island Row, scheduled for Tuesday, has been postponed until Wednesday because of a forecast of high winds and bad weather.

Ocean City's Grisbaum wins Yates Memorial Swim

Douglas Grisbaum of Ocean City, 15, won the Harry Yates Memorial Swim on Saturday at States Avenue beach in Atlantic City in 17 minutes, 21 seconds. Alexis Shollenberger, of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, finished eighth overall in 20:43 and won the women’s title.

Rowers help home team win 70th annual Margate Memorial

MARGATE - Ashton Funk doesn't need to ride a wave for 100 yards to help him win a singles row race.

Chris Graves’ grandfather started World War II Memorial Lifeguard Races

The 70th annual Margate Beach Patrol World War II Memorial Lifeguard Races is special for many reasons, but even more so to Chris Graves.

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