16-year-old professional surfer Zander Venezia was killed, riding on the waves caused by hurricane «Irma» off the coast of Barbados, reports The Sun.
The athlete, who was considered a rising star of surfing, was seriously injured. He was thrown off the Board and dumped on the reef.
From the received traumas Zander Venezia died in hospital.
The athlete died in a place called «Box by Box» and is considered dangerous.
His buddy said that the rescuers tried as quickly as possible to get out of the water the body of Xander, who was bleeding and not moving, but due to severe weather conditions it was not easy.