Annual Paddle Raises Money In Honor Of Fallen Lifeguard Ben CarlsonDozens of extreme athletes took to the waters this weekend to honor fallen lifeguard Ben Carlson by paddling the 30 miles from Catalina Island to Newport Beach and raising money in the process.
Newport Beach Dedicates Headquarters To Fallen LifeguardIt was an emotional day in Newport Beach on Sunday as family and friends of Ben Carlson gathered to reveal a very special tribute — the Benjamin M. Carlson lifeguard headquarters was officially named for the man who gave his life here to save another last summer.
Huge Fundraiser Held In Honor Of Newport Beach Lifeguard Who Died Making RescueA large group marched to lifeguard headquarters to say a personal thank you.
Fallen Newport Lifeguard Honored With Memorial, Paddle-OutThousands gathered on the beach in Newport for a celebration of life ceremony, remembering lifeguard Ben Carlson, who died in the line of duty last week.
Paddle-Out To Honor Lifeguard Who Drowned During Newport Beach RescueTwo memorials were to take place Sunday in Newport Beach to remember a veteran lifeguard who drowned during a rescue.
Fallen Lifeguard's Father Speaks With CBS2: 'We Feel Incredibly Blessed'The tragedy, the first on-duty lifeguard lost in the department's 100-year history, weighs heavily on Carlson's family.
Newport Beach Lifeguard Drowns While Rescuing Man In Rough WatersThe lifeguard was identified as 32-year-old Ben Carlson, a 15-year veteran of the department.