Rusty Silverman, founder of Lifeguard Art®, photographs the men and women rowers, swimmers, and paddle-boarders of South Jersey and National Lifeguard Beach Patrols across the country.
The lifeguard culture has been present since the early 1900s. Our lifeguards save lives every day, but once their work day is over, they become very serious about their competitions against other beach patrols.
Professional lifeguards have been trained to identify the different motions of the ocean, which is a skill Rusty has acquired that gives him an advantage when taking his photos.
"I am a retired Family And Age Management Physician living in beautiful Ventnor City with my love Teresa. We live near the beach and enjoy all four seasons here.”
The photographs represent 35 years of competitions locally and nationally."
To watch Rusty's full interview, click here.