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CROSSING SOUTH: Tijuana Lifeguards

Host Jorge Meraz runs on the beach doing his best impression of the "Hoff" on BAYWATCH. In this visit to Playas de Tijuana, Jorge learns about beach safety from Tijuana lifeguards, and observes a real-life rescue that occurs while filming.
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Host Jorge Meraz runs on the beach doing his best impression of the "Hoff" on BAYWATCH. In this visit to Playas de Tijuana, Jorge learns about beach safety from Tijuana lifeguards, and observes a real-life rescue that occurs while filming.

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The lifeguards in Tijuana are reported to be the best trained and well equipped in all of Mexico. On this episode, follow along as host Jorge Meraz gets to know them and the history behind these aquatic heroes. In a visit to Playas de Tijuana, learn about beach safety, as well as observe a real-life rescue that occurs while we are filming. Lastly, watch as Jorge attempts to keep up with everybody at the lifeguard training facility.

Host Jorge Meraz attempts to keep up with everybody at the lifeguard training facility.
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Host Jorge Meraz attempts to keep up with everybody at the lifeguard training facility.

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CROSSING SOUTH: Tijuana Lifeguards

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About The Series:

CROSSING SOUTH is a travel show that explores Tijuana and Northern Baja. Bilingual travel companion and host, Jorge Meraz, takes you on a journey and demystifies the area. Get to know the people, vernacular, foods, customs and places frequented by the locals.