1973 Duke Kahanamoku Surfing Classic

Excerpt from “Faster and Faster: the Country, the Contests, and the Last Secret Spot on the North Shore,” by Drew Kampion, Surfing, April 1974 As usual, the Duke Kahanamoku Surfing Classic was held at Sunset Beach, this being its ninth go-around there. In spite of forecasts calling for flat surf and poor conditions, on Tuesday morning, November 27th, competition director Chuck Shipman looked acro...

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