Andy Irons Memorial Paddle-Out and Service: The Images

A paddle-out, a traditional surfer's memorial, was held in memory of Andy Irons today at the Huntington Beach Pier. The three-time surfing World Champ, Huntington Beach Surfing Walk of Fame Inductee and legend passed away at age 32 from dengue fever on November 2. Turn-out for the memorial is estimated to be in the thousands. For more info on Irons' death, click here.

After the jump: More images.

The crowd spanned generations
The crowd spanned generations
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Bob Hurley
Bob Hurley
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Andy Irons, 1978-2010
Andy Irons, 1978-2010
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Preparing for the paddle-out
Preparing for the paddle-out
John Gilhooley/OC Weekly

 

Andy Irons Memorial Paddle-Out and Service: The Images
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Surfers Jerricho Poppler and Lisa Andersen
Surfers Jerricho Poppler and Lisa Andersen
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Andy Irons Memorial Paddle-Out and Service: The Images
David Nuuhiwa

Andy Irons Memorial Paddle-Out and Service: The Images
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