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Former World Champ CJ Hobgood Enters 2015 Surfers’ Hall of Fame

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Former World and U.S. Open Champion Clifton James “CJ” Hobgood is among a trio of distinguished surfers entering the 2015 Surfers’ Hall of Fame.  Hobgood, who along with Gordon “Grubby” Clark whose Clark Foam was the leading producer of polyurethane foam blanks from the early 60s through 2005 and John Davis, [...]
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John Davis Set To Enter The 2015 Surfers’ Hall of Fame

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – John Emerson Davis, the first captain of the Huntington Beach High School surf team in 1967, joins Gordon “Grubby” Clark and C.J. Hobgood as the 2015 inductees to the Surfers’ Hall of Fame.  The trio will be immortalized in cement on Friday, July 31st at 10 a.m. in front of Huntington [...]
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Surfers’ Hall of Fame to Honor Clark Foam Founder Gordon “Grubby” Clark

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Gordon “Grubby” Clark, whose namesake company Clark Foam was the leading producer of polyurethane foam blanks from the early 60s through 2005, is among the 2015 inductees to the Surfers’ Hall of Fame.  Gordon joins with Floridian CJ Hobgood, who won pro surfing’s world title in 2001 and later added the [...]
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Surfers’ Hall of Fame Honors Gordon Clark, CJ Hobgood & John Davis

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – The sport of surfing pays homage to three legendary watermen on Friday, July 31st when a visionary surfboard blank manufacturer, a former world and U.S. Open of Surfing champion and a local icon are inducted into the 2015 Surfer’s Hall of Fame.  Gordon Clark’s Clark Foam was the leading producer of [...]
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Timmy Turner and Rusty Preisendorfer Inducted Into Surfers’ Hall of Fame

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Friday, August 1, 2014 – 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 today inducted Timmy Turner, the filmmaker and modern-day inspiration who overcame a virulent staph infection to return to the water [...]
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Filmmaker Timmy Turner to Enter 2014 Surfers’ Hall of Fame

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Timmy Turner, the filmmaker and modern-day inspiration who overcame a virulent staph infection to return to the water and his craft, is among the honorees being inducted to he 2014 Surfers’ Hall of Fame on Friday, August 1st at 10 a.m.  Rick “Rockin’ Fig” Fignetti and David Stanfield will emcee the [...]
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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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