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Our training team are at the Breede River this weekend to facilitate the second Swift Water Rescue course.The purpose of this course is to train our volunteers in the dangers of swift water and how to safely navigate a fast flowing river as well as the various rescue techniques used to recover a casualty trapped in strong flowing water.Thank you to the Western Cape Government department of Disaster Management who has sponsored the Swift Water training and equipment.Volunteers from Witsand, Still Bay, Knysna and Plettenberg Bay and Durban and training team from Head Office. Image: Chris McCarthy Volunteers from Witsand, Still Bay, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Durban and a team from Head Office.
Image: Chris McCarthyOur CEO, Dr Cleeve Robertson in action. Image: Graeme Harding Our CEO, Dr Cleeve Robertson in action.
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