Wednesday, November 3, 2010

In Loving Memory of Andy Irons

Official Statement: HONOLULU - (November 2, 2010) -- The world of surfing mourns an incredibly sad loss today with the news that Hawaii's Andy Irons has died. Andy was a beloved husband, and a true champion. Irons, 32,withdrew from a professional surfing event in Puerto Rico last weekend due to illness and passed away during a layover en-route to his home in Kauai, Hawaii. He had reportedly been battling with dengue fever, a viral disease. At this time the family thanks his friends and fans for their support,and asks that the community respect its privacy. The family also asks to not be contacted so their focus can remain on one another during this time of profound loss.
by Billabong.
Soo sad the news about Andy Irons, met Andy in the night of The 2009 Eddie Aikau Open Ceremony at Breaker's, so good to party and hang out with him that night, super nice guy, my condolences and feelings to the Irons Family, Rest in Peace Andy!
by JF.

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