SANDY HOOK, NJ - Gateway National Recreation Area will host the oldest and largest all-women lifeguard tournament in North America. The tournament’s ten contests highlight the fitness, skill, strength and endurance of contestants in what is still a non-traditional line of work for women, showcasing the fact that smart, healthy women save lives.

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The tournement will be held at Gateway National Recreation Area’s Sandy Hook Unit in Highlands, N.J., Beach Lot E on Wednesday, July 27, beginning at 9:00 A.M.

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Photos from 2010 tournament by Mary DiBiase Blaich. Used by permission.