Hollinger, Kimo


Contemplative big-wave rider from Honolulu, Hawaii; a finalist in the 1965 Duke Kahanamoku Invitational who 10 years later became an eloquent anticontest crusader. Hollinger was born (1939) and raised in Honolulu, the son of a fireman, began surfing at age 16, and by the end of the decade was one of the best riders in the heavy surf at Sunset Beach and Waimea Bay. Hollinger was tall and lanky (6'...

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