Tributes

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.  Khalil Gibran, Poet

The tributes and videos that were posted on a Facebook memorial website kylejamesburden  following Kyle's death provided not only comfort to those closest to Kyle, but a shared connection with friends, long lost acquaintenances and strangers from around the world. Here are also a few of the other tributes we want to share with you.  

Smile for Kyle Day - 21st March

To celebrate Kyle's passion for living the dream and focusing on the simpler pleasures of life, we have a Smile for Kyle Day each year. We try to do something that would have made him laugh, and in doing so, to remind us of the joys we so easily forget.

For the Love of Surfing

A moving tribute posted by one of Kyle's friends, Max Clifford, which poignantly captures the beauty and athleticism of surfing, and the special place it holds in the hearts of people who are passionate for the ocean and the chance to be part of it. Kyle appears in the final frame, doing what he did so often, watching the break with a keen surfer's eye.

An Ocean of Goodbyes

Flower on the Water is a haunting memorial written and sung by Australian musician John Williamson (Chandelier of Stars, © Emusic Pty Limited). We have used it with permission, to create our own tribute, for all the loved ones who were never given the chance to say goodbye.

A Final Diary Entry

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