Ocean Fitness

Are you pacific ocean fit?

Words: Andreas Rottenschlager 
Photography: Justin Bastien

These are thr minimum standards the rescue swimmers have to achieve in their monthly fitness tests

1. 50 push-ups, with arms shoulder-width apart, in two minutes

2. 60 sit-ups in two minutes

3. 10 chin-ups (five gripping the bar from below, five from above).

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4. 500 yard (457m) crawl in 12 minutes

5. 25 yard (22.8m) dive, four times in a row, with 60-second intervals

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6. 200 yards (182m) carrying another person through water

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