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Happy “Duke’s Day”


“Duke’s Day” marks what would have been Duke Kahanamoku’s 130th birthday.

Kahanamoku was born Aug. 24, 1890 and died Jan. 22, 1968.

A native Hawaiian, at one time he was known as the world’s fastest swimmer.  Duke won six Olympic medals, including three gold medals in swimming. He was also a champion canoe paddler.

Known as the “Father of International Surfing,” Kahanamoku shared the sport throughout the world. Here’s how to support “Duke’s Day”:

Invite your family, friends, and colleagues to safely participate in an activity Duke enjoyed like surfing, paddle boarding, swimming, volleyball, water polo, and canoe riding.

Like, comment and share on your social media channels your experience in celebrating “Duke’s Day” and encourage others to do the same.
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