High-profile Olympian ‘Chumpy’ Pullin drowns

The two-time earth snowboard champion, aged 32, was spear fishing off nineteenth Ave at Palm Seaside when the tragedy transpired this morning.

He is considered to have endured a shallow drinking water blackout just immediately after ten.30am.

It is comprehended an on-responsibility lifeguard was on the scene and that surfers ended up included in carrying him from Palm Seaside reef.

Yet another spear fisherman spotted Pullin unresponsive on the ocean ground and alerted a surfer.

The surfer paddled to shore and raised the alarm with lifeguards on a jet ski who introduced him to the beach front where by they and paramedics carried out CPR on him for about 45 minutes.

Pullin was an professional free diver who was spear fishing by yourself.

“Lifeguards supplied CPR to the guy right up until the Queensland Ambulance Assistance (QAS) arrived and took in excess of,” at Metropolis of Gold Coastline spokeswoman reported. … Read More