The last farewell

By Guido Trombetta on 4:25 PM ,

PHOTOGRAPH COPYRIGHT: K.C. ALFRED. SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE/ZUMA PRESS

Behind this beautiful picture there is a very sad story. This is the "water memorial" to the pro surfer Emery Kauanui, 24, died on May 28th 2007, four days after a post-bar brawl on May 24th. in the picture you can see the exact moment when his mother throw the ashes in the sea surrounded by the whole surfing community of San Diego.

A larger view:

PHOTOGRAPH COPYRIGHT: K.C. ALFRED. SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE/ZUMA PRESS


PHOTOGRAPH COPYRIGHT: K.C. ALFRED. SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE/ZUMA PRESS

Emery Kauanui:


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