Andy Irons Memorial – Kauai – 11/14/2010

Please take a few minutes to enjoy this memorial video put together for Andy Irons Memorial Service.  Here is to an amazing life lived to the fullest. ANDY IRONS: A LIFE CELEBRATED, NOV. 14, 2010 “Hanalei Bay offered a window into heaven today as thousands gathered from around Hawaii and the world to celebrate the life of [...]
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November 15, 2010  |  Discuss

Did surfer Andy Irons die of a methadone overdose?

Surfer legend Andy Irons died in November, and now his widow has filed a court release to block his autopsy. Lyndie Irons gave birth to Andy Irons child in December, she claims that releasing the results of the autopsy would do “immediate and irrevocable harm” to Irons’ branding image and would hurt herself and daughter financially. Rumors first surfaced Andy Irons died of dengue...
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December 30, 2010  |  Discuss

Surfer died from heart attack, drugs

An autopsy into the death of three-time world surfing champion Andy Irons found the Hawaiian succumbed to a combination of a heart attack and drugs in his system, The New York Times reported Wednesday. Irons, 32, was found dead in a Dallas hotel room on November 2. He was there during a layover on his way home from a tournament in the Caribbean. The autopsy lists the primary cause...
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June 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Conflict Over Surfer's Death

The family of surfing legend Andy Irons is adamant the former world champ died as a result of complications from heart disease -- and nothing else -- however, the official autopsy report shows drugs were a factor. Seven months after Irons died in a… Permalink
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June 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Andy Irons' Death -- Drugs Contributed

Andy Irons did die from heart disease -- as his family announced yesterday -- but methadone and cocaine also played a part in the surfing champion's death ... according to the official autopsy report. According to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner 's… Permalink
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June 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Video: Shark jumps over surfer

This video is exactly what it sounds like. As someone who finds himself in the ocean from time to time, this scares the crap out of me. Click here to view the embedded video. via Deadspin Link to original article: Shark Jumps Over Surfer [VIDEO] Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
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June 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Jordy Smith, Actually Flaring

For the cover of Stab
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June 28, 2011  |  Discuss

BSB: Brookes Storms To Victory

Josh Brookes managed Saturday's treacherous conditions better than any of his rivals to claim his first victory of the 2011 British Superbike season.
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August 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Martinez goes off at NY surfing event

An expletive-laden tirade ambushed surfing's richest ever event Wednesday, with Bobby Martinez disqualified for blasting officials during a publicly broadcast interview at the Quiksilver Pro New York. The outspoken Californian has been a long-time critic of the Association of Surfing Professionals' convoluted rankings system, but his profane rant -- streamed on beachside big screens...
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September 07, 2011  |  Discuss

World Champion Surfer Stephanie Gilmore (Lots of Pictures)

If you saw the ESPN Magazine Body Issue, I’m sure you noticed the YOWZA picture of four time world surfing champion Stephanie Gilmore. In case you missed it, I included it here after the jump. You can thanks me later. The 23 year old, 5’10″ 147 pound native New South Wales, Australia is um, kind of accomplished in her sport. And um, kind of attractive. Wow! huh? But we have more...
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October 22, 2011  |  Discuss

At 39, Slater wins record 11th surfing world title

Kelly Slater earned a record 11th Association of Surfing Professionals world title Wednesday at the 2011 Rip Curl Pro Search in San Francisco.As offshore winds whipped the tops off of a 4 to 6 foot northwest swell at Ocean Beach, Slater made the most of the cold, demanding conditions. He tallied a heat score of 15.13, eliminating Daniel Ross by .73 to clinch his record title. With...
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Kelly Slater Is Now a 11x World Champion

“Quiksilver’s Kelly Slater clinched an historic and unprecedented 11th ASP World Title today in the cold and challenging waters of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach.   Slater, 39, is the first surfer to achieve 11 ASP World Titles, an accomplishment spanning two decades of an astounding career during which he has dominated competitive surfing as both the youngest and oldest ASP World Champion...
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November 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Slater wins record 11th surfing crown

As tradition would have it, Kelly Slater waited until the final two minutes of his heat to knock off the competition and win a record 11th world surfing crown in San Francisco Wednesday. The 39-year-old American had trailed Australia's Daniel Ross for 25 minutes of their third-round heat at the RipCurl Pro at Ocean Beach. Then Slater took a conventional right-hand wave and carved...
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November 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Due to error, Kelly Slater does not win 11th title

After all the fanfare, celebrations and media attention, the Association of Surfing Professionals -- competitive surfing's governing body -- has conceded that due to errors in their math, Kelly Slater has not in fact clinched the 2011 ASP World Title.Slater was deemed the titlist Wednesday; according to the ASP, he now needs to win one more heat to clinch the title to eliminate Owen...
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Kelly Slater is, for now was, 11-Time Champion Surfer

The Association of Surfing Professionals gave him the t-shirts, the hats and the fanfare of being the surfing champion of 2011 on Wednesday. Kelly Slater made phone calls and got his congratulations from media and fans on his huge accomplishment of being an 11-time ASP Champion. On Friday, the ASP has no 2011 ASP World Title champion yet.More Information
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November 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Slater officially clinches 11th surfing world title

Kelly Slater's 11th World Title After a calculation error, Slater reclaims his record 11th World Title. Here's a look back. Gallery Kelly Slater has been crowned the 2011 ASP World Champion ... again. On Sunday, surfing under cloudy San Francisco skies, in an unruly five-foot Ocean Beach lineup, Slater advanced out of round four, moving into the quarterfinals of the Rip Curl Pro...
November 06, 2011  |  Discuss

BSB: Brookes Signs With New-Look Tyco Suzuki

Australian Josh Brookes will remain with the TAS Racing team for the 2012 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship.
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November 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Surf champ Slater to the defense

Eleven time world surfing champion Kelly Slater says he may travel to Chicago to attend the court hearing of a local surfer who police arrested this week for ... surfing. Rex Flodstrom, 40, was arrested Tuesday for catching small, freezing waves at Oak Street Beach in Chicago, a beach on Lake Michigan where city officials have decreed that surfing is illegal, reported...
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January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Surfer has crush on Tim Tebow?

Is there a more eligible and sought-after bachelor in the world right now than Tim Tebow? We know the fans love him for what he brings on the field, but Tebow has become an extremely hot commodity off the field as well. I guess the choir boy lifestyle will do that for you. After all, if you can’t bring Tim Tebow home to meet your parents than who could you bring? At the site...
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January 30, 2012  |  16 Comments

Raw Irons

Andy Irons brought thunder to surfing.
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February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Slater: Punish surfers for pot? Harsh, bro

Surfing legend Kelly Slater is happy to submit to random drug tests, but has queried whether using marijuana should be a punishable offense in sport. The 11-time world champion is in Australia for the start of the World Tour, which opens this weekend with the Quiksilver Pro on the Gold Coast, 50 miles south of Brisbane on Australia's east coast. It will be the first event to fall...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Victoria Native Flores Earns Spot on Generals Roster

From Press Release The Victoria Generals have added Victoria native Jeremy Flores to the pitching staff for the 2012 Texas Collegiate League season which begins on June 1. Flores is currently finishing his junior year at Texas A&M University – Kingsville where he is 1-0 on the season with a 3.32 ERA. The left-hander has made a team-leading 18 appearances with 15 strikeouts...
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April 24, 2012  |  Discuss

The Kelly Slater Wave Company Is Every Surfer’s Wet Dream

Kelly Slater is without a doubt the greatest surfer on the planet, and perhaps the greatest to ever live. So it comes as no surprise that he would want to open a water park based solely around every surfer’s dream — riding an endless perfect wave. The Kelly Slater Wave Company is a project that Slater started several years ago in hopes to create a surf destination that provides a...
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January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

World Champion Surfer Stephanie Gilmore (Pictures)

If you saw the ESPN Magazine Body Issue, I’m sure you noticed the YOWZA picture of four time world surfing champion Stephanie Gilmore. In case you missed it, I included it here after the jump. You can thank me later. The 23 year old, 5’10″ 147 pound native New South Wales, Australia is um, kind of accomplished in her sport. And um, kind of attractive. Wow! huh? But we have more...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Kelly Slater looking to golf after surfing career

STATELINE, Nev. Golf and surfing couldn't be more yin and yang but for surfer Kelly Slater, it's a perfect blend that gives way to the zen that one hopes to achieve when playing sports. Slater played his second American Century celebrity golf tournament at Edgewood Golf Club in South Lake Tahoe this week and has been a regular on the celebrity circuit in recent years. It's become...
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July 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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