Did you know a recent study has found surfers rescue around 5000 people per year?
However, only around 40% know how to perform first aid properly.
Of course, surfers aren't expected to be saving lives out in the surf, but if the situation arises and there's no Surf Life Savers on the beach, it does seem crucial that surfers are able to respond safely - WITHOUT RISKING THEIR OWN LIVES.
Luckily, legendary surfer Nick Carroll has put together a new video series, brought to you by SLS NSW and Coastal watch...
Check out the first epsiode on Coastal Watch here