What!?: Any power, depending on the situation.
Origin: Heather Hudson, or Lifeguard, was a lifeguard and daughter to a crime lord in Australia. Her father’s rivals attack her and her brother, but they are saved by the X-men. During the attack, Heather’s powers manifested, prompting her to join the X-men.
Her Deal: Lifeguard was the first official Australian member of the X-men. She and brother are also the first Brother and Sister team to join the X-men at the same time. Her notable love interest is Thunderbird.
Personality: Heather has a very serious respect for life. Her career and her powers both reflect a want and desire to preserve another’s existence. She also did not know her father was a crime lord, implying some level of naivete. If angered, Heather has a good chance of losing herself in rage, becoming a danger to those around her. She also resents having to be protected.
Fun Fact: Lifeguard is half Shi’ar
First Appearance: X-Treme X-men #6 (2001)