Keaulana, Rusty

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Versatile Hawaiian surfer from Makaha, Oahu; three-time winner of the World Longboard Championships (1993, 1994, and 1995); middle son of Makaha surfing demigod Richard "Buffalo" Keaulana and younger brother to big-wave ace Brian Keaulana. Rusty was born (1966) and raised in Makaha, began riding waves as a toddler, and by his early teens was recognized as one of the island's best switchfooters, ...

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