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Body surfer injured after collisions with surfboarders off Portlock

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 08:43 a.m. HST, Sep 20, 2012

A body surfer was seriously injured after collisions with surfboarders Wednesday night in the China Walls area in Portlock, a fire official said.

Fire Capt. Terry Seelig said when fire rescue personnel arrived, the man had climbed out in the cliff area, and he stated he had collisions with some surfboarders.

Emergency Medical Services received the call at 6:45 p.m.

EMS transported by ambulance a 36-year-old man in serious condition to the Queen’s Medical Center Wednesday evening after he was struck by two surfboards, according to an EMS supervisor and from EMS transmissions.

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Fred01 wrote:
What the heck are "surfboarders?" You mean surfers?
on September 20,2012 | 10:22AM
waikane_honolulu wrote:
on September 20,2012 | 11:57AM
Wazdat wrote:
AGREE, I have never heard that term before. wow
on September 21,2012 | 06:31AM
entrkn wrote:
... and it was an accident of course.
on September 20,2012 | 11:08AM
inverse wrote:
It does sound fishy to get hit by TWO surfers. Sounds like the surfers were "aiming" for the body surfer such as the two surfers sandwiching the body boarder between them on a single wave and then both surfers simultaneously drove their boards into the body surfer. Race and/or cutting off other fellow riders involved?
on September 21,2012 | 02:27AM
slc3755 wrote:
It wasn't surfers who hit him, it was surfboarders.
on September 21,2012 | 04:36AM
dlum003 wrote:
Why are you bodysurfing China Walls and how do you get hit twice? Doofus.
on September 21,2012 | 08:02AM
waverider808 wrote:
totally agree....bodysurfers fault....why is he surfing at a spot known for surfers only...if you body surf with regular surfers, you get hit or cause someone to get hit. go to sandys....dumbadze....they can't see you on the wave...
on September 21,2012 | 08:10AM
entrkn wrote:
This wasn't a hit and run was it?... because surfers would never do that... not in the water and not on the streets and roads...
on September 21,2012 | 08:58AM
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