Who is Katherine Diaz? Katherine Diaz Bio/Wiki
Katherine Diaz, an Olympic hopeful surfer, died on March 19 near her home in El Tunco. According to reports, she died after being struck by lightning.
Residents were caught off guard by the change in weather, according to AS, a Spanish newspaper. They said: “The sky was clear and it was an unforeseen storm that did not seem to carry much electrical intensity either.”
Despite the fact that rescue workers rushed to the scene and tried to revive Diaz, she died on the beach.
She was 22 years old.
Diaz was a rising star in the sport who is very well by El Salvador’s surf community.
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Death Cause Full Details (How Did Katherine Diaz Die?)
Diaz died shortly after starting her training session in the water. A bolt of lightning hit her. The late surfer was preparing for the ISA World Surf Games in El Salvador in May, where she would have competed for a spot in the Tokyo Olympics qualification round.
Shortly after her death, the International Surfing Association issued a statement on Facebook. It read, “It is with a heavy heart that the ISA has learned about the passing of El Salvador’s Katherine Diaz,”
“Katherine embodied the joy and energy that make surfing so special and dear to us all, as a global ambassador of the sport. She excelled at the international competition level, representing her country with pride at both the ISA World Surfing Games and ISA World Junior Surfing Championship.”
It is with a heavy heart that the ISA has learned about the passing of El Salvador’s Katherine Diaz.
So sad to share the news of Salvadoran surfer, Katherine Diaz’s, @katherinecook7, passing. She was one of El Salvador’s most popular surf athletes with large recognition for popularizing women’s surfing in El Salvador… pic.twitter.com/MKHPmvCNgY
— Central American Art (@CentAm_Beauty) March 20, 2021
PADDLE OUT , LA BOCANA MARTES 3PM. KATHERINE DIAZ. 💔💔💐💐☝️🇸🇻 pic.twitter.com/NzJ4NWAyBZ
— Thaobanzu (@banzu21) March 21, 2021
see you later 😥
Katherine Diaz pic.twitter.com/Zd6a6ukHdI
— ivette ramirez (@ivetterrck) March 20, 2021
It is with a heavy heart that the ISA has learned about the passing of El Salvador’s Katherine Diaz. pic.twitter.com/7SQCEHPpu3
— ISA (@ISAsurfing) March 21, 2021