OCBP Then and Now: Ocean City Masters Swim

OCBP Then and Now: Ocean City Masters Swim


Ocean City Beach Patrol’s Paul Mangen was the fastest swimmer in South Jersey in 2003. He won every swim event held during the summer, including his third straight T. John Carey Masters Swim.

Mangen will be inducted into the OCBP Hall of Fame at the Lifeguard Reunion Party, Saturday evening, August 15 at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road in Somers Point. For more reunion information go the Ocean City Rowing & Athletic Association’s website OCRAA.com or call Fred Miller 609-398-5811.

The 36th annual T. John Carey Masters One-Mile Open Swim, hosted by the Ocean City Lifeguard Association, will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, July 18. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the 34th Street OCBP headquarters. Anyone can enter the ocean swim. The age groups go from 15-and-under to 65-and-over.

For more information about the race, visit LMsports.com or call 609-525-9200.

Former Ocean City lifeguard Bob Pugh won this event last summer.