Bruce Irons in the Barrel

  

So check it out! One of the best and most powerful pro surfers in the world is coming to BC Surf and Sport in Ft. Lauderdale. This will be his first visit to BC Surf and Sport, so it is going to be epic!  

Bruce Irons (born November 16, 1979)  professional surfer from Hanalei, Kauai and younger brother of three-time world champion “Andy Irons” Best known for his radical “bro’d out” aerial maneuvers and fearless tuberiding abilities, he claims he will surf any wave on the planet.  

Born in Lihue, Kauai, he was raised on the North Shore where he began surfing at age seven. After a successful amateur career with several wins in the United States Surfing Championships, he went pro shortly after graduating high school. After placing second in 1998 and third in 2000, he defeated nine-time world champion Kelly Slater to win the 2001 Pipe Masters event. on October 3, 2004 after qualifying for the WCT tour, he again defeated the champion in the semifinals at the Asp Quiksilver Pro France event–only to lose to his older brother in the final. Later, on December 15, 2004, he won the
” Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau” event in waves that exceeded 40 feet at O’ahu’s Waimea Bay. Soon after, he dazzled crowds by making the final and placing fourth in the Pipe Masters.  

Bruce is sponsored for life by the skate, surf, and snowboard clothing line, Volcom and is one of three pro surfers (Along with Dane Reynolds and Ry Craike) to be sponsored by skate shoe company DC. Bruce also rides for:  Oakley Eyewear, Red Bull Energy Drink, Da Kine, JS Surfboards, and Nixon Watches.  

Bruce Irons will be signing autographs and chillin’ at BC Surf and Sport on Thursday, April 1 at 12 noon- 2pm. Volcom will be giving away a ton of free products and serving up the grub!