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Surfers’ Hall Of Fame Inductees

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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Dane Reynolds

“Dane Reynolds is the most exciting Freesurfer in the world today and many of our young surfers wanted him in the Surfers’ Hall of Fame this year,” said Aaron Pai. “We are honored and very excited to induct him into the Surfers’ Hall of Fame!” Reynolds, a 26-year-old from Ventura, California, is easily one of [...]
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Rabbit Kekai

“One of the great icons in our sport of Surfing, Rabbit Kekai is a true inspiration…especially to young surfers,” said Surfers’ Hall of Fame founder Aaron Pai. “He has preserved his surfing culture in a very positive way, and that is by simply living it. We are honored and excited to induct Rabbit into the [...]
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Surfers’ Hall of Fame – 15th Anniversary

SURFERS’ HALL OF FAME CELEBRATES ITS 15TH ANNIVERSARY BY INDUCTING RABBIT KEKAI, DANE REYNOLDS AND ANDY VERDONE ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2012 HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – The Surfers’ Hall of Fame is pleased to announce one of its most exciting and diverse classes on Friday, August 3, 2012 when it inducts a Waikiki Beach Boy mentored [...]
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Taylor Knox

California native Taylor Knox has often been spoken of as a world title contender since he joined the ASP World Tour as a rookie in 1993. Part of 1990’s “New School” crew that replaced the 80’s power surfers, Knox was known for his rail-to-rail style of surfing. Although unable to garner consistent wins on the [...]
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Chuck Linnen

A longtime Huntington Beach surfer, Chuck rode his first wave in 1954, was a men’s finalist at the 1958 Oceanside Invitational and competed in his first U.S. Championships in 1959, held in his hometown. Linnen was among the first wave of California surfers to travel to the North Shore in the early 1960s and was [...]
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