June 2006

Huge boost for safer beaches

The Howard Governmentâ„¢s announcement of a $10 million Lifesaving Academy is the most significant development in training and development for Surf Life Saving since the introduction of the Bronze Medallion…


Veronique Colman passed away

With sadness we have to announce that Prof. Veronique Colman passed away on Saturday 16 June 2006. Veronique was professor at the University of Leuven “ Belgium and a great…


ILS Patron passed away

The International Lifesaving Federation deeply regrets to announce the death of Charles Haughy, Patron of ILS. Charles Haughey, former Prime Minister of Ireland and Patron of the International Lifesaving Federation,…


ILS conforms with WADA

The International Lifesaving Federation complies with the anti-doping code issued by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). On 17 April 2006, ILS received the following letter from the Manager of Legal…


Assistance to Peruvian Lifeguard Association

The following are excerpts from Nick Shriverâ„¢s trip to Peru where he represented both the United States Lifesaving Association and the International Lifesaving Federation at a Seminar and competition.