Zander Venezia

 

 

Age: 16

 

Summary: professional surfer considered as one of the Caribbean's most promising junior surfers who had won the Rip Curl Grom Search surfing competition for his age in the Outer Banks in North Carolina in mid-August 2017 and also won the Open Juniors division at the National Scholastic Surfing Association East Coast Regional Championships earlier this year, who was set to compete in the national final at Steamer Lane in October and also had aspirations to represent Barbados in the 2020 Olympic Games.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned while surfing the swells of Hurricane Irma

 

Born: 2001

 

Died: September 5, 2017

 

Location: Bridgetown, Barbados