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
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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 clichéd. 602 more words
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
WIN OR LOSE KAHANAMOKU WEARS SMILE
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
Many families spent “A Day with Duke” at the Bishop Museum Sunday.
Central to this special family day was the museum’s Duke Paoa Kahanamoku exhibit. It features an opportunity to “ride” a replica Duke surfboard, take photos with the legendary man, and to try to replicate Duke’s 1920 Olympic record in the men’s one-hundred meter freestyle swim with an upper body pedal exerciser. 210 more words