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Duke Kahanamoku, known as the "Big Kahuna," was an Olympic champion swimmer who is generally credited with having invented the modern sport of surfing. He was the first person to be inducted into both the Swimming Hall of Fame and the Surfing Hall of Fame. In his youth, he favored an old-school board that was 16 feet long and designed in the fashion of ancient Hawaiian olo boards.

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Duke Kahanamoku, known as the "Big Kahuna," was an Olympic champion swimmer who is generally credited with having invented the modern sport of surfing. He was the first person to be inducted into both the Swimming Hall of Fame and the Surfing Hall of Fame. In his youth, he favored an old-school board that was 16 feet long and designed in the fashion of ancient Hawaiian olo boards. More...

 
       
 
         
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