The Byron Bay Boardriders had been holding a junior comp just 100 metres from where the man was hit, but organisers called the comp off shortly before the incident, having observed the storm’s approach. “We noticed all the clouds coming across the water and it hit just like a bomb,” Brett Fasso of Byron Bay Boardriders told ABC. “It was just like a really strong, radical front. There was lightning.
Of all the freak accidents that might befall a German holiday-goer in Australia’s Byron Bay, situated on the northern coast of wales/” title=”View all articles about New South Wales here”>New South Wales, a direct hit by a lightning bolt isn’t the first that springs to mind.
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