East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame2022-01-17T20:14:53+00:00

CECIL LEAR

1930-2022

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CECIL LEAR

1930-2022

Read Our Tribute

EAST COAST SURFING HALL OF FAME

The East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame is an independent, non-profit educational institution created to honor and memorialize the pioneers, legends, champions and individuals who, through their passion and dedication, have made outstanding and significant contributions to the development and recognition of Surfing on the East Coast of the USA.

HALL OF FAMERS

Browse the legends, champions and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to East Coast Surfing and have been inducted into the East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame.

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INDUCTION PROCESS

Every two years the East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame inducts 10 new members plus the Cecil Lear President’s Award winner through a transparent public supported system. Every inductee represents the finest surfers, artists, media and industry legends the East Coast has to offer any given year.

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ABOUT US

Read about the history of the organization, who founded it, how it evolved, and who is responsible for managing the Hall of Fame today.

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LOOK BACK:

CLASS OF 2016

View the 2016 Inductees

Delaware Shore Pound Photo By Ben Curry

LATEST NEWS

Hall of Famers Honored

East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame co-founder and member of the Class of 1996 Cecil Lear and Mike Tabeling, also Class of 1996, were honored with induction into the Huntington Beach (CA) Surfers Walk of Fame in October 2021.

FEATURED HALL OF FAMER:

FRIEDA ZAMBA

Florida’s 4X ASP World Champion profiled

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