Bondi Beach lifesavers commemorate 80th anniversary of Black Sunday drownings with re-enactment
More than 150 lifesavers commemorated the 80th anniversary of Australia's deadliest mass surf rescue by re-enacting Black Sunday, when three waves washed swimmers out to sea at Bondi Beach in Sydney's eastern suburbs.
Five swimmers died and 35 people had to be resuscitated from the 200 swimmers rescued on February 6, 1938.
Volunteers from local and other Australian surf lifesaving clubs staged the re-enactment with the equipment and techniques used 80 years ago.
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