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The next Bluey? Bondi Rescue star Bruce 'Hoppo' Hopkins lands unlikely new gig on Kangaroo Beach cartoon

By Ali Daher For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 04:54 GMT, 24 January 2021 | Updated: 04:54 GMT, 24 January 2021

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He's one of the world's most recognised lifeguards.

And Bondi Rescue's Bruce 'Hoppo' Hopkins will now help educate children on beach safety as part of a new cartoon.  

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Bruce, 52, and fellow lifesaver Craig Riddington were both approached to consult on the new series, titled Kamgaroo Beach.

From Bondi to Kangaroo Beach: Veteran lifesaver Bruce 'Hoppo' Hopkins, 52, has landed an unlikely new gig consulting on upcoming animated series, Kangaroo Beach. Pictured in 2008

From Bondi to Kangaroo Beach: Veteran lifesaver Bruce 'Hoppo' Hopkins, 52, has landed an unlikely new gig consulting on upcoming animated series, Kangaroo Beach. Pictured in 2008

'It's surprising to me that something like this hasn't been done sooner to be honest,' Hopkins told The Daily Telegraph this week.

'I think it's fantastic,' he said of the animated series.

'I have been pushing water safety for 30 years, so to be able to now put all of my experience and knowledge

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