Happy 125th Birthday to Duke, if your in Waikiki make sure you stop by to check out the flowers left for him during this time!
Great Article about Duke during the week of his birthday. Aloha http://heavy.com/news/2015/08/duke-kahanamoku-125th-birthday-google-doodle-hawaii-swimmer-surfer-photos-video-hero-olympic-medalist-volleyball-family-death-wife-statue/
Great article about Duke Kahanamoku from the Los Angeles Times. Click Here to Read!
Duke Kahanamoku from the Encyclopedia of Surfing http://encyclopediaofsurfing.com/entries/kahanamoku-duke The long-celebrated father of modern surfing, from Honolulu, Hawaii; an Olympic gold medal swimmer and Hawaii’s beloved ambassador to the world through much of the first half of the 20th century. Kahanamoku was a skilled wave-rider, but his real gift to surfing was the way he presented […]
Check out this video about Duke’s 100 Year Celebration in New Zealand. http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/father-modern-surfing-celebrated-video-6244206
Dukes Day 2015 in Australia. The board is a replica of Freshwater’s sugar pine board that Duke rode on Jan 10, 1915. It is 9 feet long, 3 feet wide and 3 inches thick. It weighs 81 pounds and takes considerable skill to ride as it has no skeg or leg leash. Joining Duane were […]
Dr. Beach’s Top 10 Beaches 2014 1. Duke Kahanamoku Beach Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii 2. Barefoot Beach Bonita Springs, Florida 3. St. George Island State Park Florida panhandle 4. Waimanalo Bay Beach Park Oahu, Hawaii 5. Hamoa Beach Maui, Hawaii 6. Cape Hatteras Outer Banks of North Carolina 7. Cape Florida State Park Key Biscayne, Florida […]
Duke’s surfers by Vans spotted on the beach in Barbados mon.