Surfers in El Salvador are wanting to hold a “paddle out” Tuesday to recollect Katherine Díaz Hernández, one of the nation’s top surfers who was killed a week ago by a lightning jolt while surfing.
Surfers typically sit on their sheets a ways off from shore at paddle outs, and for this situation, they intend to share recollections of Díaz Hernández, who took part in global rivalries.
The 22-year-old was preparing Friday at El Tunco seashore when individuals onshore saw her get hit by lightning. They brought her shorewards yet couldn’t resuscitate her.
Díaz Hernández began surfing at nine years old, and was likewise notable in El Tunco for her abilities as a gourmet specialist.
Yamil Bukele, the leader of the Salvadoran Sports Institute, composed that “I enormously lament this demise, and I participate in the family’s torment.”