The rugby player Jonah Lomu died at the age of 40 . Below is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Considered one of rugby’s first international superstars, he recorded 215 points in 73 appearances on New Zealand’s national team.
He was married to Tanya Rutter from 1996-2000 and Fiona Lomu from 2003-2008. He was married to Nadene Quirk at the time of his death and was survived by two young sons.
“It was like falling off a building and suddenly, bang, you hit the bottom. The first time it happened was on an ordinary day at home. I was taking down some curtains. I took one step, turned around, took another step and then I fell and hit my head hard on the rowing machine.” (Jonah Lomu)
“For me to get through the toughest periods in my life, I had to look within to find the energy to do it. I don’t give up. Never have. Never will.” (Jonah Lomu)
“Each haka has its own interpretation, but you have to make sure you are in unison with your team-mates; the haka should be a proper war cry.” (Jonah Lomu)
“It’s been a long road back to health and fitness for me. I am just glad to have been given the opportunity to do what I love most.” (Jonah Lomu)
“The biggest thing for me is just to get out on that field. Just to do that will be incredible.” (Jonah Lomu)