He started as a rookie lifeguard for the Ocean City Beach Patrol (OCBP) an amazing five decades ago. And Captain Butch Arbin, the face of OCBP, is showing no signs of letting up in his push for safe fun in the water.
He expects excellence and politeness from his lifeguards, as Bay Bulletin found out last weekend on the beach.
Ahead of the peak Labor Day crowds, Cheryl Costello talks with Arbin as he leads prospective lifeguards through grueling testing in the name of beach safety. Watch below: