Lifeguards in an Clemente..woohoo !!
I met Bruce Moncrief the other day.
He is helping train and properly outfit lifeguards in the San Clemente / San Alejo / San Jacinto area. He hails from California and comes to Ecuador to help out lifeguarding for Carnival. This is the first year he has helped out in the San Clemente area. He has brought whistles, rescue cans, board shorts, binoculars, zync for sunscreen, radios for the guys interested in being a Salvavidas, but the best thing he has brought is the knowledge and ability to TRAIN the salvavidas.
Bruce was astounded that the local Ecuadorians had never seen lifeguards and would quite often question him about “what are you doing?”, “why are you doing this?”, etc. He would tell vacationers about the need for a lifeguard. He was even more astonished with how quickly the local salvavidas would pickup on the lesson being taught. There is…
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