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Xolani Jobe, senior lifeguard, speaks to new recruits at the Rachel Finlayson Swimming Pool on the Duran beachfront. Lifesaving South Africa, which will employ the trainees once they are certified, has made 126,492 rescues to date. PHOTO: Alex Hargrave 20

Black, female lifeguards challenge stereotypes on Durban’s beaches

Ryan Mulligan July 22, 2019

Durban, South Africa -- In a profession long dominated by white males, the new recruits in lifeguarding classes at Rachel Finlayson Swimming Pool in Durban stand out: They’re mostly black and female.  On...

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