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DUI accident: Sophia Tiaré Bartlow was killed in a DUI accident on Oahu’s North Shore during the end of January, 2017. Ms. Bartlow was a third generation water competitor. Ms. Bartlow was only 26 years old. Ms. Bartlow’s mother, Jericho Poppler, was the 1976 surfing world champion. Her grandmother was a champion junior Olympian. Bartlow was the 2014 United States SUP Tour National Champion. She also won a California State Championship for longboarding and was both the California and Hawaiian Champion for shortboarding. Ms. Bartlow’s dream was to win a world championship and an Olympic Gold medal.
DUI accident: Ms. Bartlow was both loved and respected by her peers. She grew up on the ocean and was quoted as saying her first surfing memories were surfing on someone’s shoulders: “Before that, I remember seeing a bunch of people out, just speckled little dots of pepper,” she said with a glowing smile. “I think something fun is going on out there, and I want to be a part of it.”
DUI accident: The media has identified the driver of the relevant vehicle as Sage Candelaria, Ms. Bartlow’s 35 year old boyfriend. Candelaria was charged with DUI, driving without a license and first degree negligent homicide. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a large tree.