Kalani David, a surfer who was once a former junior global browsing champion, suffered a seizure Saturday whilst training in Costa Rica and died, in keeping with buddies and government. David, whose complete title was once Kalani David Feeney Barrientos, was once 24.

David was once browsing at Playa Hermosa in Jacó, a small the town at the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, when he died, the Organismo de Investigación Judicial – Costa Rica’s respectable investigative department – showed to the Related Press.

“He was once browsing when he it sounds as if suffered some more or less epileptic seizure and drowned,” they stated in a message to The Related Press. “The loss of life remains to be underneath investigation.”

David have been recognized with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, which is a center situation that may purpose fast heartbeats, paralysis and seizures.

David was once born in Hawaii to a Costa Rican mom. He additionally competed as a skateboarder. 

Again in 2012, whilst competing within the Beneath-16 class, David gained the Junior International Browsing championship that was once held in Panama.

As information of his loss of life circulated, buddies and co-workers paid tribute to David on social media. 

“Love you Kalani,” filmmaker Peter King wrote in a put up on Instagram,”Best God is aware of His timing. Lifestyles is not simple. At all times scuffling with. At all times finding out. Heartbreaking information. Kalani passed on to the great beyond in Costa Rica (Saturday), he had an enormous seizure whilst browsing. He had reconnected with circle of relatives there and was once having the sort of nice time. I will all the time consider your stoke once we’d shoot skate n surf and what sort of hope you had for (your) long run. God bless the circle of relatives and prolonged circle of relatives that have been all the time there for you.”

Contributing: Related Press

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