Christmas Eve and day are traditionally extremely busy on Bondi and this year is even worse. Especially tourists and drunks get into trouble by the dozens. Many lifeguards generously sacrifice their own family merriment, seeking some compensation together and with free seasonal beach entertainment. Yates even dresses up as Santa. They all stay hours after their official shifts, knowing drowning can't be prevented otherwise.
20 March 2011 (Australia)
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