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Mere Points Are The Difference In East Hampton Main Beach Lifeguard Tournament

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The men compete in the beach flags.   RON ESPOSITO

The men compete in the beach flags. RON ESPOSITO

Lifeguards compete in the land line rescue at the East Hampton Main Beach Competition on July 21.    RON ESPOSITO

Lifeguards compete in the land line rescue at the East Hampton Main Beach Competition on July 21. RON ESPOSITO

Lifeguards compete in the land line rescue at the East Hampton Main Beach Competition on July 21.    RON ESPOSITO

Lifeguards compete in the land line rescue at the East Hampton Main Beach Competition on July 21. RON ESPOSITO

The start of the board rescue relay.    RON ESPOSITO

The start of the board rescue relay. RON ESPOSITO

Lifeguards compete in the land line rescue at the East Hampton Main Beach Competition on July 21.    RON ESPOSITO

Lifeguards compete in the land line rescue at the East Hampton Main Beach Competition on July 21. RON ESPOSITO

Lifeguards compete in the land line rescue at the East Hampton Main Beach Competition on July 21.    RON ESPOSITO

Lifeguards compete in the land line rescue at the East Hampton Main Beach Competition on July 21. RON ESPOSITO

Lifeguards compete in the land line rescue at the East Hampton Main Beach Competition on July 21.    RON ESPOSITO

Lifeguards compete in the land line rescue at the East Hampton Main Beach Competition on July 21. RON ESPOSITO

Fellow lifeguards and onlookers watch the guards compete.     RON ESPOSITO

Fellow lifeguards and onlookers watch the guards compete. RON ESPOSITO

Lifeguards head into the surf during the board rescue race.    RON ESPOSITO

Lifeguards head into the surf during the board rescue race. RON ESPOSITO

Lifeguards head out of the surf during the board rescue race.    RON ESPOSITO

Lifeguards head out of the surf during the board rescue race. RON ESPOSITO

The East Hampton Main Beach Lifeguard Competition was Thursday, July 21.    RON ESPOSITO

The East Hampton Main Beach Lifeguard Competition was Thursday, July 21. RON ESPOSITO

A guard races down the beach.    RON ESPOSITO

A guard races down the beach. RON ESPOSITO

East Hampton Chief Lifeguard John Ryan Jr.    RON ESPOSITO

East Hampton Chief Lifeguard John Ryan Jr. RON ESPOSITO

Guards gather prior to the night's top event, the beach flags.    RON ESPOSITO

Guards gather prior to the night's top event, the beach flags. RON ESPOSITO

The men compete in the beach flags.   RON ESPOSITO

The men compete in the beach flags. RON ESPOSITO

The men compete in the beach flags.   RON ESPOSITO

The men compete in the beach flags. RON ESPOSITO

The men compete in the beach flags.   RON ESPOSITO

The men compete in the beach flags. RON ESPOSITO

The women get ready for the start of the their beach flags event.    RON ESPOSITO

The women get ready for the start of the their beach flags event. RON ESPOSITO

The women compete in their beach flags event.    RON ESPOSITO

The women compete in their beach flags event. RON ESPOSITO

Guards cheer on their teammates in beach flags.    RON ESPOSITO

Guards cheer on their teammates in beach flags. RON ESPOSITO

The women compete in their beach flags event.    RON ESPOSITO

The women compete in their beach flags event. RON ESPOSITO

East Hampton Village lifeguards.     RON ESPOSITO

East Hampton Village lifeguards. RON ESPOSITO

The women competing in the beach flags.   RON ESPOSITO

The women competing in the beach flags. RON ESPOSITO

The men competing in the beach flags.  RON ESPOSITO

The men competing in the beach flags. RON ESPOSITO

Southampton guards, from left, Maura Kane-Seitz, Kiley Kaiser, Elena Mugno and Quinn Banks.   RON ESPOSITO

Southampton guards, from left, Maura Kane-Seitz, Kiley Kaiser, Elena Mugno and Quinn Banks. RON ESPOSITO

Maura Kane-Seitz and the rest of the guards cheer on their teammates.    RON ESPOSITO

Maura Kane-Seitz and the rest of the guards cheer on their teammates. RON ESPOSITO

Southampton guards Lizzie Knieriemen, left, and Madison Capria.    RON ESPOSTIO

Southampton guards Lizzie Knieriemen, left, and Madison Capria. RON ESPOSTIO

Smith Point guards, from left, Dylan Kolar, Jess Freund, Leah Russel and Katie Kolar.     RON ESPOSITO

Smith Point guards, from left, Dylan Kolar, Jess Freund, Leah Russel and Katie Kolar. RON ESPOSITO

Southampton guard Ryan Duryea in the board rescue.    RON ESPOSITO

Southampton guard Ryan Duryea in the board rescue. RON ESPOSITO

The Smith Point lifeguard crew.   RON ESPOSITO

The Smith Point lifeguard crew. RON ESPOSITO

RSmith Point guard Natasha Yajadda (green suit) won the women's beach flags.   RON ESPOSITO

RSmith Point guard Natasha Yajadda (green suit) won the women's beach flags. RON ESPOSITO

Smith Point guard Natasha Yajadda (green suit) won the women's beach flags.   RON ESPOSITO

Smith Point guard Natasha Yajadda (green suit) won the women's beach flags. RON ESPOSITO

A pair of Long Beach guards are the last remaining in the beach flags. Connor Llewellyn was the winner. RON ESPOSITO

A pair of Long Beach guards are the last remaining in the beach flags. Connor Llewellyn was the winner. RON ESPOSITO

Smith Point guard Natasha Yajadda (green suit) won the women's beach flags.   RON ESPOSITO

Smith Point guard Natasha Yajadda (green suit) won the women's beach flags. RON ESPOSITO

"You are now in the hands of the starter." Cameron Burton and the rest of the guards prepare for the start of the beach flags. RON ESPOSITO

Southampton guard Ryan Duryea.   RON ESPOSITO

Southampton guard Ryan Duryea. RON ESPOSITO

Southampton guard Connor Grauer is spent.   RON ESPOSITO

Southampton guard Connor Grauer is spent. RON ESPOSITO

Junior guards watch on.   RON ESPOSITO

Junior guards watch on. RON ESPOSITO

Cami Hatch gets set for the distance swim.  RON ESPOSITO

Cami Hatch gets set for the distance swim. RON ESPOSITO

A guard makes the turn back to the finish line in the distance swim.   RON ESPOSITO

A guard makes the turn back to the finish line in the distance swim. RON ESPOSITO

A guard races toward the finish line in the distance swim.   RON ESPOSITO

A guard races toward the finish line in the distance swim. RON ESPOSITO

Bridgehampton guard Andrew Thayer races toward the water.    RON ESPOSITO

Bridgehampton guard Andrew Thayer races toward the water. RON ESPOSITO

Kaila Gagne, far left, and Paige Schaefer help lead out line swimmer Elena Mugno in the land line rescue.    RON ESPOSITO

Kaila Gagne, far left, and Paige Schaefer help lead out line swimmer Elena Mugno in the land line rescue. RON ESPOSITO

Dave Riley, a Southampton teacher and varsity boys soccer head coach who is a lifeguard himself, watches the Main Beach competition with his daughter Kendall.     RON ESPOSITO

Dave Riley, a Southampton teacher and varsity boys soccer head coach who is a lifeguard himself, watches the Main Beach competition with his daughter Kendall. RON ESPOSITO

East Hampton Village guard Cole Shaw lines up with the rest of the guards.     RON ESPOSITO

East Hampton Village guard Cole Shaw lines up with the rest of the guards. RON ESPOSITO

Guards set off on the distance swim.    RON ESPOSITO

Guards set off on the distance swim. RON ESPOSITO

A guard races toward the finish line in the distance swim.   RON ESPOSITO

A guard races toward the finish line in the distance swim. RON ESPOSITO

A guard races toward the finish line in the distance swim.   RON ESPOSITO

A guard races toward the finish line in the distance swim. RON ESPOSITO

A guard makes the turn back to the finish line in the distance swim.   RON ESPOSITO

A guard makes the turn back to the finish line in the distance swim. RON ESPOSITO

Drew Budd on Jul 26, 2022
One thing that impressed East Hampton Chief Lifeguard John Ryan Jr. the most about the East Hampton Main Beach Lifeguard Tournament held last Thursday, July 21, was the endurance factor.... more

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