skier thanks Burnham-On-Sea lifeboat crew for rescuing him
water skier who was briefly knocked unconscious after a fall during
Sunday's water skiing event in Burnham-On-Sea has thanked the
lifeboat crew who rescued him.
Lynch, from Hunstanton in Norfolk, came off his skis at high speed
during Sunday's racing.
RNLI's lifeboat was nearby at the time and was quickly able to
reach the skier and bring him back to the shore.
spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "When reached by the lifeboat,
he had recovered consciousness, but had already taken in some
water. The lifeboat crew fitted a surgical collar, before ferrying
him to shore and waiting paramedics."
skier was checked over at hospital and pronounced to be fine by
the casualty staff, having suffered a pulled muscle in his shoulder.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was a quality day of racing
- just a shame it turned out the way it did for me. Thanks go
to the RNLI for getting me out of the water so quickly, as I had
lost consciousness. Also, thanks to the ambulance crews on the
here for Burnham-On-Sea.com's
coverage of the day racing.