“Hawaiian pro surfer Mikala Jones has died at the age of 44 following an accident while surfing in Indonesia’s Mentawai Islands on Sunday.
“Jones was known throughout the surfing world for his mesmerizing videos captured while riding inside of breaking waves, offering a unique first person perspective into the art of tube-riding.
“The exact details surrounding his death are unclear.
“Jones’ daughter Isabella wrote on Instagram that her “dad got into a bad surfing accident and didn’t make it,” adding that she is “in so much disbelief.”
“She paid tribute to her father, sharing photos with him from her childhood and writing, “I wish you were still here with us, you weren’t supposed to leave yet. This is too soon.”
“Following Jones’ death, many from the surfing community took to social media to pay their respects.”
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