Duke Kahanamoku

Group of drawings of Duke Kahanamoku in a range of surfing positions labeled with overall height

Duke Kahanamoku was a Native Hawaiian professional swimmer and surfer, considered the father of modern surfing and the most influential surfer of all time. Duke Kahanamoku was also a 5-time Olympic champion in swimming. He travelled around the world and gave swimming and surfing exhibitions that helped popularize surfing as a sport. Duke Kahanamoku was considered the greatest freestyle swimmer in the world for a period of time. He was also an actor and appeared in various films. Unfortunately, he passed away on August 24, 1890 at the age of 77. Duke Kahanamoku has various statues and monuments made after him and his legacy.

Set of outline illustrations of Duke Kahanamoku in assorted surfing positions

Duke Kahanamoku had a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

How tall was Duke Kahanamoku?
Duke Kahanamoku was 6 foot 1 inch (1.85 m) tall.

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6’1” | 1.85 m
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Nationality: United States

Years Active: 1912-1924 (Swimming)

Death: January 22, 1968

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Birthday:
August 24, 1890

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Drawings include:
Duke Kahanamoku standing, surfing (various)

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Surfing is a recreational and competitive sport where individuals use a surfboard to ride atop moving waves without falling. Surfing began as a pivotal point to Polynesian culture, and has since garnered both fame and infamy with the surfing culture throughout the world.

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