Surfing legend Sunny Garcia in critical condition after being found ‘unconscious at his home’ as Kelly Slater begs him to ‘wake up, brother’
- Vincent Garcia in critical condition after found unconscious at Oregon home
- The 49-year-old admitted to a US hospital and placed in Intensive Care Unit
- Garcia is a six-time Hawaiian Triple Crown Champion and celebrate surfer
- Surf legend Kelly Slater posted heartbreaking plea for Garcia to get better
Surfing legend Vincent ‘Sunny’ Garcia is in a critical condition after being found unconscious at his home.
The 49-year-old is understood to have been found unresponsive in his Oregon home in the US before he was rushed to hospital.
The World Surf League put out a statement, saying their prayers were ‘with him and his loved ones at this deeply challenging time.’
Garcia is a six-time Hawaiian Triple Crown Champion and a 2000 ASP World Champion.
Surf legend Kelly Slater posted a heartbreaking plea to Instagram following the shock news.
‘I love you, brother. I just can’t even fathom you not here.
‘We’ve got so much more living to do before we are done. There’s been hard times but there have been so many good ones, too. Just praying you wake up and we get more of you.’
Only the day before the incident, Garcia praised his life in a post made to the social media site.
‘If I told this kid the things he would go through and things he would achieve he would tell me I’m crazy lol,’ the post read alongside a photo of himself as a younger boy.
‘Wow it’s been a crazy ride since this photo was taken.’
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