Jett Kenny shows courage as he goes surfing in Queensland after cracking SAS Australia

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He broke down in tears when discussing the death of his late sister Jaimi on Tuesday’s episode of SAS Australia.

But Jett Kenny, 27, showed courage as he stepped out hours after the stage broadcast to attend a surf practice at Alexandra Headland Surf Club in Queensland on Wednesday morning.

Wearing nothing but a pair of tiny swimsuits, the lifeguard-turned-model was seen smiling and joking with other surfers as he strolled down the beach with a surfboard under the arm.

Staying strong: Jett Kenny, 27, showed courage as he surfed in Queensland on Wednesday morning – hours after SAS Australia viewers saw him mourn the death of his sister Jaimi

The muscular reality TV star looked like he was in his element as he easily rode the crashing waves.

Sometimes, however, Jett was seen looking darker, sometimes staring into the distance with a sad expression on his face.

While Jett did his best to stay calm during surf training, he certainly couldn’t fight his emotions during Tuesday night’s episode of SAS Australia as he discussed the tragic death. of his sister.

Fit: Wearing nothing but a pair of tiny swimsuits, the lifeguard-turned-model looked like he was in his element as he rode the waves and ran up and down the beach

Fit: Wearing nothing but a pair of tiny swimsuits, the lifeguard-turned-model looked like he was in his element as he rode the waves and ran up and down the beach

A moment of reflection: Sometimes, however, Jett has been seen with a darker air

A moment of reflection: Sometimes, however, Jett has been seen with a darker air

Thoughtful: Before hitting the waves, Jett was seen staring into the distance with a sad expression on his face

Thoughtful: Before hitting the waves, Jett was seen staring into the distance with a sad expression on his face

Jaimi had battled alcoholism and an eating disorder before passing away in a Sunshine Coast hospital, surrounded by her family, including Jett.

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During the heart-wrenching scene, Jett told fellow rookies he “wished he was there for Jaimi” anymore “in the midst of his struggles, after his tragic death at the age of 33 last September.

Speaking to fellow rookies as part of a challenge, Jett said, “The greatest thing in my life is never to feel good enough. I’ve set my standards really high, but if I don’t have them, then I just pull myself together and let that effect heap on me.

Loss: While Jett did his best to keep his cool during surf training, he certainly couldn't fight his emotions during Tuesday night's episode of SAS Australia as he discussed the tragic death of his sister

Loss: While Jett did his best to keep his cool during surf training, he certainly couldn’t fight his emotions during Tuesday night’s episode of SAS Australia as he discussed the tragic death of his sister

“I guess one way I became like this was with my sister. She struggled with mental health for 15 years, but to me it was kind of like “why are you doing this to yourself?” I never quite understood it.

He told the camera, “My sister had some mental health issues. We did everything we could as a family and for Jaimi to try to get her out of there. But unfortunately, that wasn’t the case.

“We told her she wouldn’t make it for 30 years. She turned 33.”

Loss: Jett told his fellow rookies that he

Loss: Jett told fellow rookies that he “regrets not being here to [my sister] more ”, after the tragic death of Jaimi (right) at the age of 33 last September

Jett, who is the son of Olympian Lisa Curry and ironman Grant Kenny, began to cry as he recalled a moment when he told his sister a “harsh reality” when she asked him a question. before his death.

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“I guess … there’s one thing I said at his funeral.” I won’t say it, because it was very personal. But I remember telling her that the night she asked me that question … ‘he said.

Without revealing the question, he added, “I gave her the honest truth. I hoped it was the harsh reality she needed, hearing it from her younger brother. But she’s gone now. I’m sorry. sort of not being there for her anymore.

Devastated: Without revealing the question, he added:

Devastated: Without revealing the matter, he added, “I told her the honest truth. I hoped that was the harsh reality she needed, hearing it from her younger brother. But she’s gone now. I kind of regret not being there for her anymore ‘

Speaking to the camera, Jett added, “To me it was like – you have the will to change your life and change things. But it’s me. I cannot speak for someone who has mental health issues because I have never been there.

“Everyone wants to do their best for the people they love. But when you can’t, it makes you question yourself. Like, was I good enough brother?

“It takes a lot to make me cry, but I cried at Jaimi’s funeral and the night she died. She’s my older sister. Of course I will miss her.

Heartbroken: “It takes a lot to make me cry, but I cried at Jaimi's funeral and the night she died.  She's my older sister.  Of course I will miss her, ”Jett said.

Heartbroken: “It takes a lot to make me cry, but I cried at Jaimi’s funeral and the night she died. She’s my older sister. Of course I will miss her, ”Jett said.

The Kenny-Curry family announced Jaimi’s death on social media on September 15 last year, a day after his passing.

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“Our beautiful daughter Jaimi lost her battle with a long-lasting illness and passed away peacefully in hospital yesterday morning with her loving family by her side,” Jaimi’s mother Lisa Curry wrote at the time.

The Kenny-Curry family announced Jaimi’s death on social media on September 15 last year, a day after his passing.

Devastating loss: The Kenny-Curry family announced Jaimi's death on social media on September 15 last year, a day after his passing.  Pictured: Jaimi Kenny and mother Lisa Curry

Devastating loss: The Kenny-Curry family announced Jaimi’s death on social media on September 15 last year, a day after his passing. Pictured: Jaimi Kenny and mother Lisa Curry

“Our beautiful daughter Jaimi lost her battle with a long-lasting illness and passed away peacefully in hospital yesterday morning with her loving family by her side,” Jaimi’s mother Lisa Curry wrote at the time.

“We thank the amazing team at Sunshine Coast Teaching Hospital for their tireless commitment to improving it and giving us the extra time we were able to spend with them.

“It goes without saying that this is a very difficult time for family and friends and we hope we are all allowed to grieve in privacy.”

Family: Lisa is pictured with son Jett (left), daughter Morgan (right) and grandson Flynn

Family: Lisa is pictured with son Jett (left), daughter Morgan (right) and grandson Flynn

It was later reported that Jaimi had battled alcoholism and an eating disorder before his death in a Sunshine Coast hospital.

SAS Australia continues Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on Channel Seven

For free and confidential assistance, contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or the Butterfly Foundation for Eating Disorders Issues at 1800 ED HOPE

Struggles: Jaimi (pictured) battled depression, alcoholism and an eating disorder before his death in a Sunshine Coast hospital last September

Struggles: Jaimi (pictured) battled depression, alcoholism and an eating disorder before his death in a Sunshine Coast hospital last September

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