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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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George Downing

“The Surfers’ Hall of Fame is proud to honor George Downing one of the great pioneers of big-wave surfing, leaders of our sport, and major force in preserving oceans, reefs, waves and beaches. George is an ambassador to our sport of Surfing, a Legend and is true Surf Royalty,” said Surfers’ Hall of Fame [...]
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Simon Anderson

Raised in Sydney, Simon Anderson began his competitive career in 1971 with a juniors win at the Australian National Titles and the Bells Beach Classic contests. Known for his power and easygoing style, Anderson became a frontrunner in many local and international competitions, placing second in the Australian National Titles in 76’, fourth at [...]
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Randy Lewis

Lewis began surfing in 1961 and was considered a childhood phenomenon along the lines of one of his prodigies, Bud Llamas.  He started competing in the boys 14 and under division of local events and went on to place third in the 1967 U.S. Championships Junior Men’s.  Consistency was Randy’s hallmark when competing, performing well [...]
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