How I Got This Body: Lifeguard is 'always rescue-ready'

  • by: SHEILA MULROONEY ELDRED , Special to the Star Tribune
  • Updated: August 4, 2012 - 5:53 PM

When Signe Rudrud learned to swim at age 4, she remembers watching the lifeguards at Lake Nokomis and thinking, "Wow, they get to be at the lake all day." Now she's entering her senior year at South High School, and lifeguarding at Lake Nokomis is her job. Even as a longtime swimmer, her responsibilities have given Rudrud a new perspective on the water, and a new appreciation for the type of endurance required on the job.

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