Ecuadorian big sea surfer dies riding Manta

Aurelio Prieto: competing at the ISA World Masters Surfing Championship | Photo: Gonzales/ISA

Ecuadorian big swell surfer Aurelio Prieto has passed away while surfing two-meter waves in Manta, Ecuador.

“The Negro,” 54, was catching waves with a few fellow surfers when a sneaky swell broke and dragged them around. According to the witnesses, Prieto was pulled into the bottom of the…

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