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Nuestro olímpico de hoy fue un personaje de leyenda, un referente en tres deportes olímpicos, en dos de los cuales llegó a ganar medallas en los Juegos. 523 more words

Thoughts on Leadership: Hawaiian Inspiration

By Gino Blefari

This week my travels find me in the Hawaiian Islands for business meetings and my annual family vacation. The islands are nothing short of spectacular: pristine beaches, unspoiled landscape and a welcoming aloha spirit. 272 more words

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Historically Significant Surfboards From O.C. To Be Displayed At Smithsonian

SAN CLEMENTE (CBSLA.com) — Tucked away in an industrial complex in San Clemente is a little museum that is home to the largest collection of surfing artifacts worldwide. 341 more words


Duke is finally getting a comprehensive biography 

I have a confession: when I found that the University of Nebraska Press will publish the first comprehensive biography of Duke Kahanamoku, I was sad. Duke is a recently discovered hero of mine, and I wanted to be the first to publish a definitive biography. 519 more words


OO, Baby ... You Know What I Like --- from the Porch

I’ve recently been seeing advertisements for something called a Chantilly Cake.  It looks so luscious with all the creamy white frosting and sweet, juicy berries throughout the layers.   980 more words

Stuff I Think About --

WIAL'S EXTENSION - Wellington Boardriders Club's View

A rich history

New Zealand’s modern surfing history began in Lyall Bay in 1915 when Duke Kahanamoku wooed the crowd. You can read all about it in this… 702 more words

Consumerism in the Media: Is the Lifestyle All Washed Up?

The image you see above, ultimately encapsulates the history of surfing. It is the birth of a culture – a religion if you will – that rings of freedom, passion and a dire need for salt-saturated skin. 905 more words