Program: Reel NW
Joe Fortes swam in Vancouver's English Bay every Wednesday afternoon for more than 30 years. A self-appointed lifeguard, he taught thousands of kids to swim and saved more than 100 lives. At first he was not paid for doing what he loved best, but eventually the city of Vancouver rewarded him with a cottage and a small salary.• Visit the Joe webpage
Premiere Date: 12/26/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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