SURFING has confirmed that Andy Irons has passed away, reportedly of Dengue Fever after withdrawing from The Rip Curl Pro Search in Puerto Rico. After leaving the event in Puerto Rico with a serious fever, Irons was told he was too sick to board his connecting flight in Dallas and got a hotel room. He was found dead in his hotel room this morning. Our hearts go out to the Irons family. We'll miss you Andy.
Details to come.