Cecil Lear Paddle Out

5.21.2022 - Belmar, New Jersey…..a tight-knit, local seaside community, hardcore surf culture and history, extreme surf conditions, locals tight-lipped about the best breaks when its goin off, and home to some of the best pork roll, egg, and cheese sandwiches on earth. As a thick early morning veil of fog is melted off by the scorching sun, pale tourists walk towards the beach to stake their space in the sand.

Cecil Lear, 1930-2022

The East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame is saddened to announce the passing of Cecil Lear at 91 years of age. Cecil most recently participated in the Induction Ceremony for the Class of 2022 into the Hall of Fame at Surf Expo in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday, January [...]

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.

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