He faced racial segregation with a smile and spent his life sharing the true values of sports. Explore the life of Duke Kahanamoku in pictures.
For many, Duke is the ultimate surfing legend; the father of modern surfing. But he was also a prolific record-breaking swimmer, with multiple Olympic medals under his belt.
The ambassador of Aloha lived a colorful life in the days of black-and-white photography. Kahanamoku was a tall and athletic human being.