“Kala Did It!”
The Pipe warlord backdoors ICU with a scarred face and a hefty medical bill.
On Sunday the 15th January, Kala Grace sustained a severe head injury on Final’s day of the Da Hui Backdoor Shootout that left him unconscious and requiring a resuscitation on the beach.
In the time since, the surf community has been awaiting updates regarding his condition, which seemed gloomy at the outset. Today, via instagram, his family notified those concerned that he is out of ICU, and expected to be discharged from hospital later today.
Per their post: “Kala wants to say a big mahalo to everyone for the love and support! He is no longer in ICU and will hopefully go home today. He can’t and won’t be responding to anyone’s messages anytime soon but he is extremely thankful. He also wants to send a thank you to the Hawaiian Water Patrol and North Shore Lifeguard Association.”
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