Kids waiting in the bleachers for their start at the Silicon Valley Kids’ Triathlon 2005:
The swimmers use various strokes and means for the swim:
The under six age group only swims once across the De Anza pool, so the volunteers get them set to go, then run around the pool after they start, hoping to get to the other side before they do to help them out if needed:
above right: guards Joe Lloyd and Grace Lucuab
below: guards Jason Yi and Joe Lloyd
Lifeguards Quang Tran and Joe Lloyd with swimmers they assisted or even saved:
The De Anza trained volunteer lifeguards (some of whom were lifeguard instructors = LGI) at this event were:
Ruth Zaltsman (LGI, EMT), Angela Atenta, Ashleyanne Hopkins, Grace Lucuab, Quang Tran, Jason Yih, Joseph Lloyd,
and Mary Donahue (LGI).
details about this event and the answer to the question
Why/when do the lifeguards get into the pool?