Dale is a very close friend of mine. It is so nice for all of you to post the nice things you have so far. I am sure there will be more post and photos of Dale on this forum in the next few days.
I know many of you have questions about what happened. All I can say is Dale did nothing wrong. He was a competent and conservative kiter. There was no big kite mare or trauma associated with his death. The wind was light and the waves were small. Dale didn't make any bad decisions that lead to his death.
Let's focus on all that is good about Dale and honor his family by making tributes to an amazing man.
We are having a beach ceremony on Thursday and then the fire department is having a memorial on Saturday. Both will be very casual to honor what Dale would have wanted.
I am riding in a fundraiser called Kiteboard4Cancer on Saturday and I am dedicating my day to Dale. Here is the link to my fundraising page: http://donate.athletes4cancer.org/fundraise?fcid=301725
There is also an account established to help Dale's family through the transition. I will post more information about that later.