Many rumors are floating around, none substantiated.
Sunny Garcia is an indelible figure of our surf world.
The powerful Hawaiian, strong and handsome, ruled the 90s and 00s with a singular style and unparalleled elan.
“Surly Hawaiian power surfer from Waianae, Oahu; 2000 world champion and six-time winner of the Triple Crown; described by surf journalist Derek Hynd as ‘a modern-day Cassius Clay…a slick, black nightmare come to whup some ass.'”
In the last few moments, iconic surfers from Derek Ho to Raimana van Bastolear have flooded Instagram with messages of support and hope for Sunny, who is forty nine.
Derek writing, “Brother! Shared many good times!hang in there son!its not your time!only god knows!love you !we never get to say that enough until they’re gone!but you haven’t left yet!I will talk to you soon!our prayers are with you!!!the Ho family!”
Raimana adding, “Brother @sunnygarcia !! Come on!!! Stay with us!! Not your time!!! Love uuuu.”
Many rumors are floating around, none substantiated, including his hospitalisation after being found unconscious at home.
Sunny opened up about his fight with depression recently.
More as the story develops.