RLSS Lifesaver of the Year Award (supported by Royal Lifesaving Society)
Read all about the RLSS Lifesaver of the Year from the Kelloggs/ASA Swimtastic Awards 2008.
Awarded to an individual who through their RLSS training has helped to save a life.
Gold: Emma Large; Sheffield
Emma was nominated by the RLSS after she saved the life of an elderly man who had collapsed after suffering a heart attack. By administering CPR until the police and paramedics arrived – skills she learn by attending Rookie Lifeguard, the RLSS's Junior lifesaving and water safety programme – she helped to save his life.