Bodyboarder pulled unconscious from dangerous surf

SURF Lifesavers are once again reminding us to stay out of the ocean, after a man was pulled unconscious from a beach on the Sunshine Coast.

In a Twitter post, SLSQ confirmed the 34-year-old was bodyboarding outside the flags at Noosa Heads when he came into trouble.

“Lifeguards commenced CPR until (the patient) was transported to hospital,” they wrote.


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Beaches across both the Gold and Sunshine Coasts are closed today due to dangerous swell.

A severe weather warning for hazardous surf runs from Fraser Island to the Illawarra Coast in New South Wales.

Since graduating from University in 2003, Rachel has worked in radio in a variety of roles including announcer, journalist and copywriter. The crazy world of radio has taken her from her hometown of Toowoomba to Wollongong, Sydney, Brisbane and finally the Gold Coast when in 2009 she started writing and presenting news with Hot Tomato and myGC.com.au.

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