Memorial and Paddle-Out for Chris Hawk, 1951-2009

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John Gilhooley

Group shot of participants.

Legendary surfer, shaper and Hall of Famer Chris Hawk passed away at 58 after a battle with oral cancer. On 11/1, surfers, friends and family gathered for a memorial and traditional surfers' paddle-out in memory of Hawk on the north side of the Huntington Beach Pier.