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Legendary lifeguard and Bondi Rescue star Anthony ‘Bondi Harries’ Carroll is living his dream.

Whether saving lives or teaching Pilates at some of the most iconic locations across Sydney including, The Sydney Opera House, Bondi and Bronte Beach, Harries is easily recognised by his infectious laughter heard from a mile away and his ear to ear smile.

A skilful waterman who was raised by the sea, Harries is the winner of four Australian Open Longboard Titles and across 23 years as a lifeguard has made in excess of 5,000 rescues, 50 resuscitations, witnessed 70 deaths and 50 shark encounters.

A regular across the 10 Network and Nova 96.9 for over 13 years, the former face of the Qantas promotional team is also an avid supporter of the Sydney Children’s Hospital, and has appeared in campaigns for the likes of Mojo Downunder, Sportscraft and Solar D Sunscreen to name a few.