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Dean Glad­stone is one of the stars of Chan­nel 10 re­al­ity hit Bondi Res­cue and is charged with keep­ing Aus­tralia’s most fa­mous beach safe. TV Guide caught up with the life­guard to find out about his favourite things and what he gets up to when he’s not pa­trolling the pop­u­lar strip of sand.


Movie: I loved Point Break as a kid. It’s a movie I can keep watch­ing over and over.

Book: How To Eat, Move And Be

Healthy by Paul Chek. This book changed my life!

TV show: I don’t have time to watch a lot of TV but really en­joy Aus­tralian

Story. It’s al­ways hum­bling and makes me ap­pre­ci­ate life.

Band or singer: An­gus and Ju­lia


Al­bum: Down The Way by An­gus and

Ju­lia Stone.

Karaoke song: Bon Jovi’s Liv­ing On A

Prayer. Great fun when all the life­guards are out to­gether and Bon Jovi comes on! Gad­get: iPhone 5/ iPad. I love read­ing news and other views on twit­ter in 140 characters. It suits my at­ten­tion span!


Hol­i­day spot: Can’t beat Bali! Thing to do on the week­end: When I’m not work­ing, I love ba­con and eggs af­ter morn­ing ex­er­cise. If I have had a busy week I like to chill out on the week­ends.

Place to go to re­lax: Yoga. I have tried to med­i­tate but I pre­fer to move. I find the yoga teacher’s voice soul­ful and re­lax­ing, and I love the pos­i­tive vibe.

Hobby: Cook­ing and eat­ing tasty, healthy food.

Sport to fol­low or play: Rugby league – go the Roost­ers! I also en­joy watch­ing the Syd­ney Swans in AFL or the Syd­ney Kings in bas­ket­ball.

Din­ner con­ver­sa­tion topics: As most new par­ents may know, we find we are dis­cussing our two-year-old daugh­ter.


Room in your house: Our kitchen and lounge room are one big room which we spend lots of time in. Place to hide from ev­ery­one: In the ocean. Art piece: My TV. Item you can’t live with­out: I love my foam roller. I usu­ally do a lit­tle stretch­ing rou­tine most days. Lux­ury prod­uct: Or­ganic grass fed meat.


Meal of all time: Mud crab. I love seafood but my wife is al­ler­gic to it so I don’t eat it of­ten. Dish to cook: Slow-cooked lamb roast with pump­kin, pota­toes roasted in tal­low or duck fat, steamed greens, home­made gravy. In­gre­di­ent: Love! Food must be cooked with love. Guilty plea­sure: Co­coa co­conut smoothie with raw milk or cream if I can get my hands on it! Bar: I don’t drink much but en­joy a cold Bin­tang beer in Bali or with the boys af­ter a long day on the beach. Restau­rant: Bondi Ice­bergs in Bondi, Syd­ney – beau­ti­ful view, amaz­ing food. Cafe: Earth Food Store in Bondi, Syd­ney. STYLE

Style icon: Shane Warne. Piece of cloth­ing: FiveFingers bare­foot shoes (that have in­di­vid­ual pock­ets for each toe, pic­tured). They used to turn heads five years ago but now they seem more main­stream. Shop: David Jones or Bil­l­abong. Artist: Frothers.com.au surf pho­tog­ra­phy

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