Andy Irons

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Birthday
24, 1978
Birthplace
Kauai, HI
Death Date
Nov 2, 2010 (32)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
24, 1978
Birthplace
Kauai, HI
Death Date
Nov 2, 2010 (32)

About

One of the world's top surfers, he was a four-time Triple Crown of Surfing winner, and died tragically from a drug overdose.

Before Fame

He learned to stuf in the reef-infested waters of Hawaii's North Shore.

Trivia

He was found dead in his hotel room, with initial reports stating it was from Dengue fever, and later confirmations said it was a mixture of drugs.

Family Life

His younger brother Bruce Irons also became a professional surfer. He married his wife Lyndie Dupuis in 2007, and she was seven months pregnant at the time of his death. She gave birth to their son, Axel Irons, in December of 2010.

Associated With

He had a much-publicized professional rivalry with Kelly Slater.