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Man who died surfing off Lewis was ‘a free spirit' who loved the pastime

8 monthes ago   |   By Press and Journal

A surfer who died while pursuing his hobby off Lewis has been described as a “lovely, happy guy” who fell in love with the area after visiting to make a documentary about it.
Mark Lumsden, 48, died after being flown by Coastguard helicopter from the beach at Barvas to Western Isles hospital in Stornway on Wednesday.
Heartbroken friends paid tribute to the “lovely, happy guy” who was a “massive personality” in the surfing industry.
He was equally popular in the community of Ness in Lewis, where he had made his home for almost two decades.
Mr Lumsden is originally from Berwick, and worked at...
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