Lifesaving SportWelcome to the NEW Lifesaving Sports Area, this area has been set up to help you easily navigate everything lifesaving sport related! The Royal Life Saving Society UK is a National Governing Body for Lifesaving Sport - a sport recognised by the International Olympic Committee and the Commonwealth Games Federation. Our aim is to provide an inclusive range of opportunities to increase participation in lifesaving activities. We recognise the importance of equipping as many people as possible with valuable lifesaving skills to help save as many lives as possible and to help reduce the drowning toll in the UK. About Lifesaving Sport Lifesaving Sport Home About Pathways The History Competitions National Speed Lifesaving Championships 2022 National Lifesaving Championship 2022 Simulated Emergency Response Championshop (SERC) Rookie Festival Recognised Competitions Roles Officials Coaches Team Managers Competitor Organisers Event Roles Performance GBR Lifesaving RLSS UK Performance Anti Doping Records & Results Apply for National Records Records Results Latest News Events Latest News Great Britain Lifesaving announce Open Team to compete at 2019 Lifesaving European Championships in Italy Great Britain Lifesaving is pleased to announce the Great Britain Open Team to compete at the 2019 Lifesaving European Championships in Riccione, Italy. The team of six male and six female athletes were selected from the Great Britain Lifesaving Squad representing clubs from Surf Life Saving GB, Surf Life Saving Wales and the Royal Life Saving Society UK. The Open Team was selected by Gary Lee, GBR Pool Coach and Lloyd Rosewell, GBR Ocean Coach, and verified by Simon Perry (SLSA Wales) and Rob Phillips (SLSGB) and confirmed by the One Team Advisory Group. The Great Britain Youth Team will be announced shortly. The European Lifesaving Championships is held every two years and attracts competitors from all over Europe. The team of 24 athletes will race in 24 events across a week of intense competition racing the best in the Europe. Open Team Samuel Lawman Crawley Town James Blaby Loughborough Lifesaving Lewis Rosewell Portreath SLSC Euan Dungavel Gyllyngvase SLSC Ashley Lewis Pen y Bont SLSC Chris Parry Aberavon SLSC Zara Williams Crawley Town Lifesaving Marina MaCartney Crawley Town Lifesaving Rebecca Matthews Leeds Phoenix Emma Henderson Emily Corin Hayle SLSC Jasmine Mann Pen y Bont SLSC We wish them the very best.