World Surf Champ Andy Irons, 32 years old was pronounced dead last Tuesday morning after being found in a room at the Grand Hyatt Hotel at Dallas Airport. The world-champion was returning home from the 2010 Rip Curl Pro Search in Puerto Rico, which he was forced to miss due to health conditions. On his way back home, Irons to spend the night at his stopover in Dallas beacause he was feeling too ill to get on the next flight.
The cause of death isn't yet known. His friends and family believe it was dengue feever although the police think it might have been an overdose of anti-anxiaty drugs.
Irons was going to compete in the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing in Hawaii, scheduled for the following week, which he had already won four times.
Andy Irons shall always be remembered as a surf icon and one of the best surfers ever born.
Rest In Peace
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