- 29 August 2011 | Surfing
Andy Irons was the King of Teahupoo. The Hawaiian surfer rode the Tahitian wave like no one.
Irons won the 2010 Billabong Pro Tahiti. Right after the contest he said:
"My whole dream was to come back and just win one contest, and I've done that now. I want more."
Andy Irons sadly passed away on November 2nd 2010, after contracting Dengue Fever in Aguadillar, Puerto Rico.
Andy Irons learned to surf on the dangerous and shallow reefs of the North Shore in Kauai, Hawaii
He celebrated the victory in Teahupoo with an Hawaiian flag.
Style and coolness shaped Irons' attitude in Tahiti.
Deep barrels and real-time wave analysis. Andy Irons will always be remembered in Teahupoo, Tahiti.