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Duke Kahanamoku statue

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A statue created to remember Duke Kahanamoku, the Hawaiian Native who popularized surfing. He introduced the world to surfing while touring the world in the early 1910's. Theis statue was erected in front of the Huntington Beach Surfer's Museum.

Duke Kahanamoku

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Duke Kahanamoku riding a surfboard

Bethany Hamilton Shark Attack Survivor Now Pro Surfer

Bethany Hamilton lost her arm during a shark attack back in 2003 but that does not discourage her from taking taking on the huge waves. Here she is seen riding waves in the ocean.

Creeps on Beach (aka The Parkway Attraction)

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An advertisement for wetsuits in 1968. Features creepy guys chatting up unwilling female surfer. Describes wetsuits as"..." sexist

Creeps on Beach (aka The Parkway Attraction)

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An advertisement for wetsuits in 1968. Features creepy guys chatting up unwilling female surfer. Describes wetsuits as"..." sexist

Surf Picture

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A picture of surfers on the beach. Just enjoying the waves and resting on a car.

Tony Alva Skateboard

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Vintage Tony Alva complete wooden skateboard with Bones wheels and Lazer trucks.

Litmus: A Surfing Odyssey

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In 1995 Jon Frank and Andrew Kidman embarked on a Journey. They documented their travels and when they returned home, they made Litmus. Nominated in five categories at the 1998 Surfer Video Awards, including Best Video.

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku,
Hawaii's Champion Swimmer of the World.

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Duke Kahanamoku riding his board goofy foot. This photos was adapted to fit in a poster for the Mid Pacific Games in 1912.

Billabong Sponsored Surfing Blog

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Online blog sponsored by Billabong allowing ordinary surfers from around the world to showcase why surfing interests them

'I Surf Because...' J-Bay Experience Contest Winner

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Winner of Billabong 'I Surf Because...' blog pick of the week

Lone Hawaiian Surfer

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A lone Hawaiian surfer carries on of the last alaia boards.

The Zuffa Era

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In 2001 Dana White and the Fertitta Brothers bought the UFC for 2 Million dollars and contributed to the rise in popularity and mainstream attention to MMA.

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Bob Baird

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Bob Baird, surf pioneer, standing next to the first surfboard he crafted in 1959

Baird Surfboard Advertisement

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Set of Baird Surfboards Price List's from a Home Mailer

Surfing Statue

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A statue built in 1992 and located in Santa Cruz. It was created in honor of all surfers; past, present, and future. The statue was inspired by the Santa Cruz Surfing Club which was founded in 1936.

Boys of 55'

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The Huntington Beach Pier surf club on the north side of HB pier. The first group of guys were known as "Boys of 55." The names of the members were Harlo LeBard, Frank Serelli, Bud Higgins and Geordie Duane, Vince Morehouse, Bob Bradley, Dean…

60s surf culture

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Picture of Hawaii surf culture in the 1960s black and white. Taken from Business Insider .com and an article about surf culture in the 1960s and Hawaii.

Miki Dora, Malibu Magazine

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Renegade early surfer Miki Dora graces the cover of Malibu Magazine in the 1960s. Dora was known to surf the beaches at Malibu, CA, early in his career, later moving to Hawaii and South Africa.

Lilo and Stitch

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Lilo and Stitch is an animated film created Disney that follows the story and misadventures of a young Hawaiian girl named Lilo, and her adopted alien-pet Stitch. Through the film, Lilo shows and demonstrates the importance of surfing to Hawaiian…

Chrysler Advertisement - "The Car of Your Life for the Time of Your Life"

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Magazine advertisement for Chrysler motor vehicles, featuring a 1960 Chrysler New Yorker on the beach next to a picnic scene, with what appears to be two people climbing the rocks.

The South Bay Scholastic Surfing Association

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Taken during the SBSSA's "Kick Off Classic" in October 2015

Interview with Bill Kent

Audio recording of interview with retired surfer Bill Kent

The Shallows

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A surfer goes out and while surfing she encounters a great white shark trying to eat her.