A tribute to Jean da Silva; video

This story originally appeared on Surfer. Words by Davis Jones.

The surf world grieved for the loss of two respected surfers this weekend. One of them was big-wave surfer Oscar Moncada, who passed away in a deadly car accident in Mexico, along with three other passengers.

The other was 32-year-old Brazilian Jean da Silva, a strong presence on the 'QS for the last decade. Filmmaker Bruno Zanin released the above tribute for da Silva — a beautiful compilation of freesurf footage, with background commentary in their native Portuguese. Here’s looking up at you, Jean.

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