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Surfers’ Hall Of Fame Inductees

Surfers’ Hall of Fame Honors Rusty Preisendorfer

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Rusty Preisendorfer, one of the industry’s most prolific and forward-thinking shapers/entrepreneurs and whose iconic R-dot boards are ridden by the world’s elite surfers, is among the 2014 inductees to the Surfers’ Hall of Fame.  Rusty joins with Timmy Turner, the filmmaker and modern-day inspiration who overcame a virulent staph infection to [...]
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World Title Chase Necessitates Separate Surfers’ Hall of Fame Ceremony For Carissa Moore on Friday, July 25, 2014

Timmy Turner and Rusty Preisendorfer to be inducted at “traditional” August 1st ceremony which showcases Rockin’ Fig as emcee and a special welcome by Mayor Matthew Harper HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – In the middle of an exciting world title chase, 2014 Surfers’ Hall of Fame inductee Carissa Moore will have a special ceremony held in her [...]
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The Surfers’ Hall of Fame Announces its 2014 Inductees

SURFERS’ HALL OF FAME TO INDUCT TIMMY TURNER, CARISSA MOORE & RUSTY PREISENDORFER; CEREMONY TAKES PLACE ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 2014 HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Against the backdrop of Surf City’s 100 Years of Surfing celebration and the 20th Anniversary of the U.S. Open of Surfing, the Surfers’ Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its [...]
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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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