When Steffan was very small, he was absolutely captivated by the tales his grandfather told him about the adventures of lifeboat crews. So much so that very early on he decided that he wanted to be a part of a lifeboat crew when he grew up, just like his dad.
In fact, at only 8 years old he has already learned to sail, kayak and paddleboard, and has begun attending life-saving classes.
Talk about being prepared.
And it's a good thing he was, too, because on two separate days in August 2017 this heroic young man's quick thinking helped rescue five people from a hazardous stretch of coastline near his home.
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Heroic 8 year old boy rescued 5 people from a treacherous stretch of coastline in just two days. https://t.co/riwlzPVOjt #RealHero— DAN Boater (@DANBoater) September 20, 2017
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