Boy is saved in England – level 3

04-08-2014 15:00

A dramatic sea rescue caught on camera in Cornwall.

The moment an RNLI lifeguard saved a drowning boy from a dangerous rip currents off Crooklets beach in Bude.

“Yeah, I’m coming buddy. I’m coming mate.”

The bodyboarder’s screams for help were picked up by the lifeguard’s head-mounted GoPro, as he paddled out into the surf.

“Relax mate. You alright?”

The headcam then captures the exhausted and terrified boy grabbing the rescue board and clambering onto it. His bodyboard is seen floating away in the background.

The young boy was then taken back to the beach to be reunited with his parents.

The rescue happened at around 4 o’clock on Tuesday. New figures from the RNLI show the number of people who died along Britain’s coast in 2013 was the highest in four years.

One hundred and sixty-seven people died in water-related accidents last year, and a further 368 were rescued by lifeguard crews after getting into difficulties.

Difficult words: RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution – an organisation which helps people who are in danger in the sea), rip current (flow of water which goes from the shore into the sea), buddy (word used to address a man whose name is not known), mate (friendly form to address men or boys), mounted (fixed somewhere), GoPro (brand which makes little cameras), clamber (climb with difficulty), figures (number of statistics).Source: www.itn.co.uk

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