Trent Maxwell: Coping with unimaginable stress & maintaining a positive mindset

Trent Maxwell or ‘Lifeguard Maxi’, as he is more commonly known, is the youngest ever Professional Lifeguard to work at Australia’s world-famous Bondi Beach. Maxi started lifeguarding at Bondi over 11 years ago as a 16-year-old trainee and his inspiring Lifeguard career has been well documented on Channel 10’s award winning show Bondi Rescue.

In 2016 Maxi became a Firefighter for NSW Fire + Rescue, then in 2018 Maxi earned the position of Qualified Rescue Operator as part of the Heavy Rescue team at the City of Sydney Fire Station. This unique career combination see’s Maxi as a much-needed young, positive, male role model for future generations.

In 2018 Maxi added the title of published Author to his credits, releasing his ‘Maxi the Lifeguard’ educational, fictional, children’s book series. In 2018 Maxi founded social enterprise ‘Live Learn Survive’ with business partner Leigh Mason with a vision to teaching life saving skills to children and young adults.

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