To any lifeguard I yelled at on 27th Street...

Discussion in 'Texas' started by ibc, Jun 2, 2017.

  1. ibc

    ibc Well-Known Member

    Aug 3, 2014
    To any lifeguard I yelled at on 27th Street because I bodysurfed too close to the rock groin, I would like to apologize.

    http://www.chron.com/about/article/U-S-Coast-Guard-searching-for-missing-Galveston-11186970.php

    We already lost a swimmer this season.

    The story above has been updated on the Galveston Daily News website, but you have to subscribe (I do not) to see it.

    Found the dude dead.

    I sometimes get a little close to the rocks and get fussed at. There is a nice shallow place there that I like.

    However, I will try and understand how bad it would SUCK to have someone DIE while I was at work (if I was a lifeguard).

    It happens too much here. I can imagine being up there in the tower, scared to freakin death that some dufus is gonna go under, even in docile conditions, and just plain die.

    That would totally suck.

    Many of the guards here are pretty cool, and also surf.

    I usually get outa the wata and go talk to em if they're blowin their whistle at me, but I'm human, kinda. Sometimes I lose it, and go off.

    I apologize.

    Good luck out there, y'all.
     
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2017
  2. Zeroevol

    Zeroevol Well-Known Member

    Jun 22, 2009

  3. Zippy

    Zippy Well-Known Member

    Nov 16, 2007
    I told the head lifeguard at Assateague off yesterday. Whistling us out of the swimming area when there was no one swimming at 10 o'clock on the nose. I yelled out ffff-uck you!!!! He tried to flag me in and I flipped him the bird.
     
  4. DawnPatrol321

    DawnPatrol321 Well-Known Member

    Mar 6, 2012
    Atta boy! HAHA :cool:
     
  5. eatswell

    eatswell Well-Known Member

    980
    Jul 14, 2009
    I remember about 6-7 years ago, we had this thread on here where someone was posting about an altercation that had with a lifeguard, then the lifeguard (or someone pretending to be) got on here and the thread became one of the GOAT on this forum. I really should remember more about it.

    That thread really should have been in the HOF of this forum.
     
  6. Zippy

    Zippy Well-Known Member

    Nov 16, 2007
    I think that post was from Indian River, I kinda remember that
     
  7. eatswell

    eatswell Well-Known Member

    980
    Jul 14, 2009
    I almost wanna say it was Ocean City Maryland, maybe I'm wrong.

    I'll try and see if I can find it in the next few minutes before I leave.
     
  8. Zeroevol

    Zeroevol Well-Known Member

    Jun 22, 2009
    Eatswell, I know we had one on here a while back where the lifeguard at Assateague got kicked by the horse. At least he said it was him. HA HA That was a funny video!


    Zippy is such a rebel! LOL
     
  9. eatswell

    eatswell Well-Known Member

    980
    Jul 14, 2009
    I'll have to look up that one about getting kicked by the horse. I did manage to find the other thread, it was in OCMD. I'm embarrassed I remembered that much about a 7 year old thread that I didn't even post in.

    https://www.swellinfo.com/forum/sho...eps-its-bounds&highlight=ocean+city+lifeguard
     
  10. UnfurleD

    UnfurleD Well-Known Member

    859
    Jul 13, 2016
    buddy was a lifeguard. as soon as someone died on his watch when he was trying to resuscitate 'em, he quit. you could imagine it'd be pretty difficult
     
  11. Barry Cuda

    Barry Cuda Guest

    The pigeons made him do it!!
     
  12. DawnPatrol321

    DawnPatrol321 Well-Known Member

    Mar 6, 2012
    Damn, bummer.
     
  13. Zeroevol

    Zeroevol Well-Known Member

    Jun 22, 2009
    I remember that threade. HA HA I commented on it


    Barry, those pigeons are crazy!
     
  14. archy 2.0

    archy 2.0 Well-Known Member

    Jul 5, 2012
    In '94 the town decided to make the official surfing beach a swimming area.
    In protest and cuz it was the only beach with any wave me and 2 buddys paddled out.
    The lifeguards were furious when we didn't comply.
    Then some guy comes down and starts yelling and going off on us.
    My buddy told him to "fvck off". "Who the fvck are you, God"
    The guy said detective so-n-so.
    We stayed in the water until there was about 10 cops on the beach.
    When we got out we were handcuffed and taken away.
    The next beach over (Free Beach) where peopled partied and our local beach, well they all were on the jetty watching it all go down and as we were being cuffed and escorted off they all starting chanting "Die Cop Die!"
    It was pretty hilarious.
    Ended up having to pay a $300 dollar fine.
    But a year to the day hurricane Bertha came through. When it went offshore the cops were all over the place keeping surfers out of the water.
    I went a mile down the road where there were no cops, paddled out and over to The Pit.
    Proceeded to get some 15' footers and the whole cliff was lined with people and cops and cops on the beach with megaphone telling me to get out. I made sure to kick out early enough to paddle back out without coming in.
    After about an hour the cops gave up.
    A year to the mutha fvckin day. Ahhh redemption never tasted so good.
     
  15. DawnPatrol321

    DawnPatrol321 Well-Known Member

    Mar 6, 2012
    Noice! F em!
     
  16. ibc

    ibc Well-Known Member

    Aug 3, 2014
    Was before my time here, but just breezed through it.

    You're right. Good sh!t in there.

    I think we're pretty fortunate here in Galveston. Our Beach Patrol crew is pretty cool for the most part. Some of em are pretty good on a board too.
     
  17. Zippy

    Zippy Well-Known Member

    Nov 16, 2007
    It's the pigeons and the Jersey in me that makes me do it.

    I actually hate this time of year when the people that have been guarding the beaches and the bay through the hard winter are supposed to submit to poorly trained fat kids and an old kook "surfer" who manages them. My wife always sees it coming and comments to anyone who notices "uh oh, he's getting ornery again"
     
  18. Zippy

    Zippy Well-Known Member

    Nov 16, 2007
    :
    Not sure what would have happened if I paddled in when he flagged me but I'm glad he gave up and drove away :)
     
  19. Zeroevol

    Zeroevol Well-Known Member

    Jun 22, 2009
    Zipp, do you ever take your pigeons for a stroll on the beach and let them crap on the tourons? lol
     
  20. DawnPatrol321

    DawnPatrol321 Well-Known Member

    Mar 6, 2012
    A game of patience, who can last longer before they give up lol