Two-time world champion snowboarder Alex Pullin dies in spearfishing accident

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Two-time world champion snowboarder Alex ‘Chumpy’ Pullin has died while spearfishing in his native Australia.

Pullin, 32, was the Australian flag bearer at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and competed in three Olympics in total. He was known as an experienced diver and had previously posted about his passion for spearfishing on social media.

“Paramedics were called to a post-immersion incident off Nineteenth Avenue at Palm Beach just after 10.30am,” said the Queensland Ambulance Service in a statement Wednesday. “One patient was treated at the scene.”

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