Auckland Stuff "Brendon Pyle's love for life and people was remembered by more than 500 in a weekend memorial service." via Rodney Times
'The 28-year-old former Warkworth resident died from injuries received after a stunt went wrong riding a rubbish bin down stairs in the French Riviera resort of Antibes while out with New Zealand and Australian sailors on May 19.
'The former Mahurangi College and Lincoln University student worked as a deck-hand on superyachts for four years.
'Bad weather did not deter 70 surfers from attending a paddle-out at Matheson Bay in Leigh on June 5 in memory of Brendon. They were among about 150 family and friends to attend the ceremony.'