Delaware bodyboarding champion crashes into police car

July 22, 2010 | Bodyboarding
Colin Herlihy: friendly and passionate bodyboarder and surfer

Colin R. Herlihy, 29-year-old professional surfer, has been arrested after crashing into a Delaware State Police car.

Herlihy was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and failed to halt the vehicle at at stop sign. He then left the crash scene, only stopping a few moments after.

The seven-time Delaware State Bodyboarding Champion paid a $2,800 and faces up to six months in prison and a driving license suspension. Nevertheless, Herlihy is innocent until proven guilty.

Colin Herlihy is the founder of the Colin Herlihy School of Progressive Surfing. Also, he conquered two mid-Atlantic Bodyboarding titles and placed third in the DK Pipe World Championship, in 2001.

Herlihy has many friends and he is considered a responsible citizen and a joyful and passionate surfer.

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