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Duke Kahanamoku Beach Challenge lights up spirit of community, friendly competition in Waikiki

The 31st annual Duke Kahanamoku Beach Challenge in Waikiki drew crowds for friendly competition, but it was all in the spirit of community on Sunday. 138 more words


Duke Kahanamoku Part 1: Surfing's Johnny Appleseed Inspires Australia's Pioneering Surfers and an Entire Sports Culture

Surfing is as Australian as vegemite. Champion surfers from Australia are commonplace. The image of an Aussie lifeguard on his surfboard to the rescue is now clich├ęd. 602 more words


Superhero Team Up: Jim Thorpe and Duke Kahanamoku

In the film, Batman Vs Superman, two iconic comic book characters are brought face to face, setting up the inevitable debut of the Justice League from the DC universe. 443 more words


Review of Waterman: The Life and Times of Duke Kahanamoku

Davis, David. Waterman: The Life and Times of Duke Kahanamoku. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. 34 Photographs, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Pp. 256. $26.95 hardback. 1,568 more words

Book Review

Duke, the true sportsman! 1916.


Duke Kahanamoku, Greatest of Swimmers.

“The biggest thing in sport? It is the heart to accept defeat gracefully.”

The Duke Kahanamoku, greatest of swimmers, has just been beaten, together with his teammates, in the grueling 300-yard exposition relay swim at San Francisco by the Illinois Athletic club. 377 more words

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