Ismail Gocmen and his daughter Perin Gocmen were surfing at 4:00 pm when they were caught by a large rolling wave that resulted in their drowning. The bodies of the two were quickly recovered and brought to shore
Rescue workers theorize the man, who worked as a minister of religion in South Korea, was carried away by a strong current while swimming with his wife, Lee Song Jo, and a colleague, Kim Tae Min.
As many as 11 foreigners have drowned in Bali from January to October this year, an official said on Tuesday.
A South African man, identified as Mark Allan Ramsey, died Thursday when he was washed off his feet by high waves and drowned on Pererenan Beach, Badung, Bali.
In big and powerful surf a bodyboarder at a Cape Town beach break took a big and heavy wave on his head and suffered a concussion and whiplash and was struggling to stay afloat in the rip. Had Aden Kleve (trained lifeguard) and Wilder Schultz not reacted as quickly as they did, things could have gotten bad and in all likelihood the guy would have drowned. Respect to these guys!
The body of a Sanur fisherman, I Ketut Temontiasa, was found in the waters east of the Bali Hyatt Hotel on Tuesday, three days after he was declared missing following an accident caused by a powerful gale on Saturday night.
Big wave surfer, husband, father, and respected Kauai community member, Rick Proczka, lost his life surfing a perfect but dangerous swell at Hanalei Bay yesterday. There were about 15 of us surfing with him when he died.
Three Israeli surfers went to the aid of eight children struggling in the waters off Hawaii on Saturday, Channel 2 television reported, after huge waves began surging toward the coast. The three – Tzvika Elias, Yair Naftali and Gabi Liptz – were hailed as heroes by the children’s parents.
Holidaymakers yesterday witnessed the benefits of sharp eyesight and quick reactions, when one of the ubiquitous beach lifeguards rushed to the rescue of a foreign tourist unable to cope with the rough seas off Legian Beach.
A family of five is reportedly missing after they performed a melukat (cleansing) ceremony at Gondol Beach in Gerokgak village in Buleleng.