American professional surfer Mikala Jones has been fatally killed

In an accident off the coast of Indonesia's Mentawai Islands

The loss of Jones, 44, who was from Hawaii

Sent shockwaves through the surfing community

He was cherished as one of the sport's greats

Heralded for his ability to ride breaking waves

Tributes poured in over social media shortly a After his death was announced

Details around the cause of death are unclear.

Jones' daughter Isabella confirmed

Her father's death in an Instagram post on Sunday