On July 6, 2014 during a large hurricane swell, Newport Beach veteran lifeguard Ben Carlson, drowned while saving a swimmer’s life.
A 15-year veteran of the Newport Beach Lifeguards, Carlson epitomized the spirit of a lifeguard and the Newport Beach community as a whole. He is the only U.S. lifeguard to lose his life in the line of duty.
This flag honors the legacy of Ben Carlson, the fallen Newport Beach hero. Proceeds from the sale of this flag will go towards the Ben Carlson Memorial & Scholarship Foundation.
This hand-made flag uses a washed navy canvas with white hand-screen print and tipped in red. Each flag is topped with a natural twine + twill tape and stamped with Slightly Choppy branding.
Colors: Navy, white and just a spot of red
Size: 12" x 20", give or take...