Young surfer has already saved a life, but don’t ask him to talk about it
For this NSRI award winner, rescuing a struggling swimmer was just part of another day at the sea
While some 12-year-olds would jump at the opportunity to boast about their achievements, this is not the case for Luc Lepront, whose actions helped save a life and earned him recognition at the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) awards on Friday.
Luc was out surfing at Baggies Beach, in the South Coast, on a Friday in March when he heard cries for help from a swimmer in trouble.
“I caught a wave in and I was busy travelling out when I heard someone shout, help! I looked to my right and I saw this guy waving his hand, calling me to come to help his friend,” said Luc...