History 140 the history of he'enalu

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History 140 the history of he'enalu

  1. 1. The history of he'enalu<br />(wave sliding)<br />
  2. 2. Hawaiian Culture<br />Surfing was first observed by Europeans in 1767<br />For Hawaiians, surfing was not recreational; it was the way a chief was chosen<br />A chief was the most skilled wave rider with the best board made from the best tree<br />
  3. 3. The Europeans weren’t allowed to surf the best beaches, but they could gain prestige by their ability to ride the surf on their extremely heavy boards<br />
  4. 4. In 1907, surfing was brought to Huntington Beach, California by George Freeth<br />In 1912, surfing was brought to Virginia Beach, Virginia by James Matthias Jordan, Jr.<br />In 1915, surfing was brought to Hawaii by Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku<br />
  5. 5. SURFING<br />Surfing continues to be a recreational activity, hobby, extreme sport, or career in the 20th century<br />

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