A 61-year-old surfer nearly drowned at La Jolla Shores on Tuesday afternoon, according to lifeguards.
The man was found face-down in the water around noon near 8260 Camino Del Oro. Lifeguards said he had no pulse.
Lifeguards pulled the surfer out of the water and shocked the man with a defibrillator and the man began breathing.
When medics loaded the surfer into an ambulance, he was conscious and speaking.