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Bodyboarder, 57, rescued on North Shore

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 06:41 p.m. HST, May 10, 2014

North Shore lifeguards rescued a 57-year-old bodyboarder who was knocked unconscious in high surf Saturday near the Ke Iki break.

According to an Emergency Medical Services report, the man hit his head on the ocean floor. Lifeguards spotted him face down in the water and brought him back to shore, where they administered CPR until paramedics arrived.

The man, a resident of Oahu, was transported to a local trauma center in serious condition.

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manakuke wrote:
It is very easy to get ‘in over one’s head in powerful and unpredictable big surf.
on May 11,2014 | 06:18AM
bumbye wrote:
LOL, not at the situation, but I could've sworn yesterday's headline said Bodybuilder. Gotta get eyes, or brain, checked.
on May 11,2014 | 08:17AM
leino wrote:
Our life guards do an amazingly good job. This is a profession for very skilled in shape people. It might help if high schools required the ability to swim to graduate.
on May 11,2014 | 10:06AM
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