The first ocean lifeguard test of the season, held at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett on June 16, drew 29 hopefuls, a record number, said John Ryan Jr., the town’s chief lifeguard, who has been helping to oversee East Hampton’s beaches for 30 years.
All but two of those who took the arduous two-and-a-half-hour test passed. “We don’t say ‘failed,’ ” John Ryan Sr. said. “They can always take the test again and we urge them to.”
Since the Cashins, Ed and his Irish-born wife, Caroline, seem to be on the move most of the time, you better be prepared for a mini cardiovascular workout of your own should you want to interview them.
The Exceed Fitness studio that they have overseen since Memorial Day on Plank Road off Route 114 in East Hampton is a hive of activity every day of the week. Simply to observe is to get your blood flowing and your heart pumping more efficiently.