1965 Duke Kahanamoku Invitational Surfing Championship

Duke Contests 35 mins 2022
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For the first time in surfing history, twenty-four of the world's best surfers were brought together in one group to compete in the world's greatest surf at Sunset Beach, Hawaii.

Jeff Hakman, Paul Strauch, Felipe Pomar

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Synopsis The first annual Duke Kahanamoku Invitational Championship was planned to be a single day event between Dec 14th and 17th on any one of five beaches on the North Shore. On December 15th, 1965 the surf at Sunset Beach was perfect 10 to 12 foot. Twenty-four of the world's best surfers were invited to compete. The film coverage was headed up by Bruce Brown and included Greg MacGillivray, Jim Freeman, Spyder Wills, Greg Weaver and Val Valentine. Interviews include: Miki Dora, Jeff Hakman, Felipe Pomar, and the Duke.
Athletes Jeff Hakman, Paul Strauch, Felipe Pomar, Jackie Ebele, Bobby Cloutier, Mike Doyle, Corky Carroll, Kimo Hollinger, Bruce Brown, Robert August, Joey Cabell, Richard Chew, Peter Cole, Miki Dora, George Downing, Skip Frye, Fred Hemmings, Mike Hynson, Kealoha Kaio, Rusty Miller, Mickey Munoz, Greg Noll, John Peck, Butch Van Artsdalen, Dewey Weber
Genres Duke Surfing Championships, 1960s Surf Classics, Duke Surfing Championships
Director Larry Lindberg
Studio Larry Lindberg Films
Rating not rated
Runtime 35 mins
Language English | Stereo
Captions English, English
Stream HD | 1920x1080