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Sunny Garcia's Suicide Attempt Shakes Surf World

"Sunny Garcia, a legend in the surf community and a world champion in 2000, has been hospitalized after what has been reported in multiple news outlets as a suicide attempt. He remains in the intensive care unit, the World Surf League confirmed [last week]," the New York Times reports.

"Garcia, 49, is known as a relentless competitor with a fierce surfing style, which led to six Triple Crown of Surfing titles and the Association of Surfing Professionals world championship title in 2000. (The World Surf League was previously known as the Association of Surfing Professionals.)

" . . . in 2014, Garcia began discussing his mental health struggles."

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