What surfer recently died?

What surfer just died?

SURFER Oscar Serra has died after falling from a six-foot wave. Lifeguards were able to pull the 22-year-old Spaniard from the water after his fall but were unable to resuscitate him, according to Euro News Weekly. The surfer was practicing in Puerto Escondido, Mexico, on July 17 when the huge wave hit him.

What famous surfer died today?

“A day of big waves in Zicatela (Puerto Escondido) -today- has given us a very hard blow …” the organization wrote. “Our sincere condolences to family and friends for the loss of Óscar Serra.” “There are no words to describe so much pain,” the Spanish Surfing Federation continued in its post. “Life is often unfair.”

What happened to Jamie O’Brien face?

Every year Pipeline brings a major surfing figure close to death. … Surfing what he called “6-foot Pipeline” on a beautiful spring day, Jamie took off deep on a lumpy blue wall, bounced down the face and wildly flailed his arms before crashing in the flats.

How many surfers have drowned?

Other data reported by the National Weather Service in the USA states a total of 76 drownings have occurred in surf zones throughout 2021.

Has anyone died surfing the wedge?

The explosive Wedge surf break in Newport Beach has left generations of daredevils with broken bones and concussions. On Friday, with waves topping 20 feet, it killed a man — a rare death at a place that would seem to invite it.

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How far out do surfers go?

At a typical beach break, surfers may need to paddle anywhere from 20-100 yards from shore to get out into the lineup to catch unbroken waves.