Category Archives: 2014

Rusty Preisendorfer

Nicknamed the “Stradivarious” of shapers due to his reputation for quality and innovation, Rusty was born in Los Angeles to a research mathematician (his father worked at Scripps) and an occupational therapist.  He became a Windansea local at a fresh six weeks of age and eventually entered  shaping during a groundbreaking era with influences that [...]
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Carissa Moore

Carissa was born in 1992 in Honolulu and began riding waves with her father at age five.  In 2004 the 12 year-old began a remarkable competitive run, winning the first of four National Scholastic Surfing Association “open division” women’s titles.  She became the most decorated surfer in NSSA history with 11 national titles. Already a two-time [...]
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Timmy Turner

Huntington Beach’s favorite son Timmy Turner is a living miracle.  Born in 1980, Captain of the Huntington Beach High School surf team and busboy at his family’s restaurant, The Sugar Shack, a surf trip to Indonesia at age 17 became the catalyst for a burgeoning filmmaking career.  Over the span of three years and numerous [...]
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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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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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