- James Jones
- Governing Body:
- International Professional Surfers (IPS)
James Jones. Photo: Warren Bolster
Barry Kanaiaupuni. Photo: Jeff Divine
Larry Bertlemann. Photo: Dan Merkel
“The 12th Annual Duke Kahanamoku Hawaiian Surfing Classic,” by James Jones, SURFER, May 1977 The Duke Kahanamoku Surfing Classic is the most prestigious event in surfing. It is dedicated in memory of Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaii’s greatest Olympic champion, and the father of modern surfing. It was the Duke who introduced surfing to Australia and other parts of the world outside Hawaii, and he is proba...