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    The Legend Of Eddie Aikau

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    apart of the surfing community, this saying speaks to a man who exuded bravery, courage, selflessness and sacrifice. It is a call to action, to push yourself out of your comfort zone and to do the right thing no matter what. Most importantly, these three words are a way of honoring the late and great Eddie Aikau. To understand the legend of Eddie Aikau, one must first understand the Hawaii that Eddie was born into. Born on May 4th, 1946 as Edward Ryon Makuahani Aikau in Kahului, Maui, he was the middle child of the six Aikau kids. The Aikaus were prominent among the Native Hawaiian community. They were a direct descendent…

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    Chris Burkard, Outdoor and sports photographer: Chris Burkard became known for his epic surfing photo’s at age 19, where he worked in his hometown of California. Living in his car he would photograph surfers during the day and try and make a sale on the beach to the athletes that same afternoon. Chris is 31 years of age and a creative entrepreneur, he worked as an intern during 2006 for surfing magazines and he got educated on the workings of editorial publication. The outdoors was…

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    Surfing Research Paper

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    sport of riding a wave toward the shore standing or lying on a surfboard. Surfing is one of the oldest sports on the planet. It is known that during the 15th century, kings, queens and people of the Hawaiian islands were big into the sport of wave-sliding. The first surfers were fishermen who discovered riding waves as an efficient method of getting to shore with their catch. Surfing is also one of the few sports that has its own culture and lifestyle. That's what makes it so special! Surfing…

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    San Diego Research Paper

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    choices when it comes to surfing spots. The city’s beautiful coves and beaches are accompanied by excellent surfing sites. Here is a list of top areas that offer challenging and enjoying San Diego surfing experience. Oceanside: Those looking for a quaint and laidback setting should check out the surfing spots in Oceanside. The area has miles of excellent harbor side with surfing spots. Because the steepest southern parts of the coast have good waves, many excellent and advanced surfers often…

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    Surfboard Design History

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    Surfboard design has always been a very personal thing. Shapers tend to be surfers themselves, and board design is as much an engineering feat as it is a love for surfing. Professional surfers work closely with shapers, as each surfer rides waves differently, and they know better than anyone how their surfboard needs to perform. Surfboards have evolved as surfers tackled new ‘liquid terrain’. Ancient Hawaiian surfboards In the early days of surfing in ancient Hawaii. Surfing was a deeply…

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    It was late June when we got out of school. It was our last day and I couldn’t wait to sleep in and chill on the beaches in southern Florida. Me and my family had planned to head down to Miami, Florida by tomorrow night, and I couldn’t wait. I went to Florida when I was little, and I remember boogie boarding across the small ocean waves. Most of my family members were excited for the weather, hot, not cold like it was here in Michigan. But I was excited for the hot sand between my toes and blue…

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    Soul Surfer Movie Analysis

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    The inspiring story of Bethany Hamilton, a young champion surfer who lost her arm in a shark attack, has hit the big screen. The biographical movie, ‘Soul Surfer’, is based on the true story of Bethany Hamilton, was released on April 8 in 2011, starring Anna Sophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid and Carrie Underwood. Director Sean McNamara explains that ‘Soul Surfer’ is all about "the feisty unwavering attitude of a girl who never stopped believing in herself, her family or in the sheer…

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    of southern California. Many people know, it's a big aspect of our culture to go and spend time at the beach. But also its known for the vast majority of surfers here in the big blue Pacific ocean. So...me being a curious kid...I tried to go surf for the first time around the age of 8 and instantaneously I wanted to give up. As I watched more and more people surf, sitting on the beach just was not going to cut it for me... I knew I had to keep trying.Getting in the water was definitely a…

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    It gave me a new hobby and skill, it was also an amazing way to relieve stress or just have fun. Like all things, however you have to master a skill before you are good at it. I learned slowly like most. Paddling with my hands and feet just coasting through the river in hopes that a boat may make a wave or two for me to practice on. At the beach is was a much different story. Day after day, my brother and I would hit the beach at sunrise and not come in until it was pitch black outside. At first…

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    The evolution of skateboarding has changed in so many ways over the past seventy or some odd years. The scene began as a very chill surfer style where it was mainly just cruising down hills or the street or also known as “sidewalk surfing”. Then the locals in all the California surfer towns began to organize teams have local competitions, then teams such as Zephyr and the Z-boys of Dogtown brought the hardcore and punk style and attitude to the table which changed the game forever. Skateboarding…

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