Olympic snowboarder two time champion, Alex Chumpy Pullen has passed away. Alex Chumpy Pullen died on Tuesday July 7 2020 in a spearfishing accident.
He was diving alone when he was found unconscious on the sea floor without an oxygen mask on the Gold Coast.
Multiple reports from sources claimed that the 32-year-old experienced free diver was drowned while spearfishing at an artificial reef off Palm Beach this morning.
Updating the public on Alex Death, the Gold Coast Police District Duty Officer Chris Tritton said another diver located Pullin on the sea floor in “very upsetting” circumstances.
“He didn’t have an oxygen mask, we understand he was free diving and spearfishing out on the reef,” Officer Tritton said.
“It appears he was diving alone. There were other divers out there but he was not with a friend.”
The tragic incidence took place at Palm Beach around 10:40 a.m. local time. Pullin had been diving on an artificial reef when he was found by a snorkeler.
Australian snowboarder Alex Pullin is dead. The former world champion in cross discipline died in an accident during spear fishing near Palm Beach (Queensland) at the age of 32.
— Payaso Triste (@bobbyvadea) July 8, 2020
Lamentable Noticia 😞
El bicampeón del mundo de Snowboard, Alex Pullin falleció está mañana mientras pescaba en Australia.
Pullin ganó el título mundial de Snowboard Across en 2011 y 2013. pic.twitter.com/rApP8IUDET
— Visitante o Local (@VisitanteOLocal) July 8, 2020
Alex Pullen was Australia’s flag bearer at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
The Australia’s winter sports body Snow Australia in an official statement released today describes Alex’s death as a shocking and saddening one.
“Our deepest condolences are with Alex’s family, as well as his teammates and support staff,” Snow Australia said in a statement. “Alex was a beloved member of the Snow Australia community and he will be dearly missed.”
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