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The Champ Speaks - Exclusive Interview With 3-Time World Champion Andy Irons

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 8 June, 2009 : - - Sunset Beach, Hawaii -- Andy Irons, 3-time ASP World Champion, gives an exclusive interview with In Surf News.  Irons, who is on a year-long sabbatical from the ASP World Tour, discusses what he's been doing with his time off and the prospects of his return to full-time competition in 2010. 

Speaking with longtime friend and competitor Fred Patacchia, Irons opens up about his controversial year off.  "For a while there it got stagnant," Irons said in reference to the decision to take a year off, "I've been doing the tour for 12 years... I just stopped having fun with it.  And, it's such a fun sport and so if you get sick of it, it's pretty lame."

Irons is the latest in a long list of top pros to speak with  Recent guests on the site have included Occy, Dean Morrison, Bobby Martinez, Pat Gudauskas, Michel Bourez, and more.  Along with in-depth interviews, is home to exclusive free surf footage of the worlds best surfers and behind-the-scenes coverage of the ASP World Tour. is a collaboration of ASP World Tour competitor Fred "FreddyP" Patacchia and Andrew Oliver.  Patacchia and Oliver are traveling the world together posting videos, photos, and blogs about what’s happening in the water, on The World Tour, and in the surf industry.

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