On Friday, July 24th, Huntington Surf and Sport Honored a Surfing Icon and Legend at the HSS Surfers Hall of Fame during the U.S. Open. Quiksilver USA & Europe Co-Founder Jeff Hakman, MR Sunset, along with Pat O’Connell, Bruce Brown & Joey Buran.
Jeff gave thanks to his family, friends and his sponsor of 25+ years, Quiksilver, but made a special thanks to his father who introduced him into surfing. A heart felt speech followed by Bob McKnight on the years leading up to meeting Jeff and starting Quiksilver in the U.S. and the journey that followed. Along with Herbie Fletcher who made mentions on their long lasting friendship.
Congratulations to Jeff as a friend, father, mentor, and leader to many. A living legend to us all!
Many thanks to Aaron Pai & Huntington Surf and Sport for this monumental day!