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Issue 43 | June 2017
Statistics showed that 70% of Australians could not identify one of the biggest hidden dangers when they were on the beach. Rip tides.
As a result, there were some 11,000 rescues and 21 deaths each year.
The common myth was that it was only tourists who could not swim that got caught in rips. In fact, the group most at risk was over-confident males aged 25-50.