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Skip Frye

“Skip Frye is one of the all-time great surfers and one of the all-time great surfboard shapers!  Skip is true surfing royalty,” said Aaron Pai, founder of the Surfers’ Hall of Fame.  “We are truly stoked to honor Skip for all he has done for our sport.” Skip Frye was born in 1941 and began surfing [...]
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Shane Dorian

A fearless surfer from Hawaii’s Big Island, Shane’s lengthy resume of accomplishments includes costarring in the 1998 big-wave melodrama In God’s Hands, winning the 1999 Rip Curl Bells and 2000 Billabong Pro Mundaka World Tour events, and a top 5 ASP ranking in 2000.  The wiry (5’8”, 150 pounds) Dorian was a leading “New School” aerialist [...]
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Rick “Rockin’ Fig” Fignetti

“Rick ‘Rockin Fig’ Fignetti is a home grown Huntington Beach surfing legend; one of Huntington’s finest,” said Surfers’ Hall of Fame founder Aaron Pai.  “He’s been an amazing ambassador for our sport both in and out of the water.” For more than 20 years, the name “Rockin Fig” has been synonymous with surfing and Huntington Beach. [...]
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2013 Surfers’ Hall of Fame Inductee – Skip Frye

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Harry Richard “Skip” Frye’s profound impact on the surfing world, from stylish competitor and world-class shaper to environmental ambassador, has spanned nearly six decades.  The Surfers’ Hall of Fame takes great pride in announcing that Skip will join fellow surfers Shane Dorian and Rick “Rockin Fig” Fignetti as an inductee into [...]
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2013 Surfers’ Hall of Fame Inductee – Rick “Rockin’ Fig” Fignetti

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – The iconic Huntington Beach surfer/shop owner with the distinctive voice that so many of us have heard over the years on the radio, at contests and on television commercials will cement his place among the sport’s idols later this month.  Rick “Rockin Fig” Fignetti  will join fellow surfers Shane Dorian and [...]
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2013 Surfers’ Hall of Fame Inductee – Shane Dorian

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Shane Patrick Dorian has accomplished much as a waterman in his 40 years; from winning a Hawaiian state title and pushing the paddle-in limits on the North Shore’s outer reefs to contending for world titles, capturing prestigious big wave awards and staring in major motion pictures.  For his myriad achievements, Dorian [...]
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The Surfers’ Hall of Fame Announces its 2013 Inductees

SURFERS’ HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES AN EXTRAORDINARY CLASS OF INDUCTEES AS SHANE DORIAN, SKIP FRYE & ROCKIN’ FIG JOIN THE ELITE GROUP ON FRIDAY, JULY 26 HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – The Surfers’ Hall of Fame is pleased to announce one of its most extraordinary classes to date when it inducts three generations of surfing royalty including a [...]
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Andy Verdone

“When considering Andy Verdone for induction we had many of our grassroots community come out and support him because of his 25 years of coaching and supporting surfing, plus the impact that he has had on so many of the kids who live in this town,” said Surfers’ Hall of Fame founder Aaron Pai. [...]
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