Five surfers from the club in Scheveningen (Netherlands), died may 11 in the North sea, this was reported by the”Dutch Association of surfing.”
The tragedy occurred in “exceptional circumstances,” the report says. All the victims were very experienced surfers and was a good swimmer.
Channel NOS found out that the group of surfers out to sea during a storm, while the waves formed foam caps height up to 3.5 m. because Of this, the athletes could not see each other.
Rescuers found five boards and four bodies. 23-year-old surfer from Delft gone. His body was seen during searches, but the storm prevented to get to him. By the morning of 13 may the drowned, told the channel the police could nail down to the docks, where the quest to lead difficult.