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Duke Kahanamokuwho won a total of five swimming medals in Olympics from toprobably did more than anyone else to bring the sport of surfing from his native Hawaiian islands to the United States mainland. Almost in reverse, he also played a substantial part in the Americanization of old Hawaii. Born in Honolulu indescended from patrician ancestors who counseled the Hawaiian monarchy, he grew up near Waikiki Beach as the son of a police captain.
Historically, ancient surfing was a very central part of ancient Hawaiian culture, likely practiced for well over a thousand years before European contact in the 18th century. Throughout nearly the entire history of Hawaii, surfing has been a cultural tradition practiced among all classes. Though surfing, by its nature, is typically thought of as noncompetitive, races on the ancient Hawaiin swells were commonplace, and they were often subject to wagers. The religious air surrounding the sport aligned with the attention and loyalty it received from its practitioners.
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A record-setting swimmer, Kahanamoku was born in in Honolulu and grew up surfing off Waikiki Beach. Between Olympic games, he toured the world, putting on surfing exhibitions, introducing the sport to Australia, New Zealand and the U. Atlantic coast. Kahanamoku has also been the inspiration for Fernando Aguerre, who has led the charge for the sport to be included in the Olympic Games since