Congratulations to Dave Kalama for his induction into Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation’s “Hawai‘i Waterman Hall-of-Fame.” Dave, along with Woody Brown, Kalani Vierra and Ann Yoshida enter the ninth class of inductees into this hallowed group of watermen on September 24, 2018.
There is literally nothing you can do on a SUP that doesn’t have it’s roots in something Dave has done. We are continuously inspired by him and are honored to know, follow, cover, paddle, foil, surf… anything with Dave. Congratulations on this well-earned honor.
DAVE KALAMA | SURFING: Stand-up champion, windsurfing world champion, canoe paddler, big-wave legend and tow-in surfing pioneer. The Kula, Maui man has also been at the forefront of the new evolution of Foil-boarding and is considered by many as one of the world’s best. Arguably, one of the best all-around Watermen of our time.
WOODY BROWN | SURFING: World recognized big-wave surfer who was also credited with designing the world’s first modern ocean-going catamaran. Brown passed away on Maui in 2008.
KALANI VIERRA | WATERMAN: 6-time World Tandem Surfing Champion, Ocean Safety Bureau Chief for the Kauai Fire Department (Chief of Kauai Lifeguard Association), and Co-Founder of the Kauai Junior Lifeguard Association.
ANN YOSHIDA | ADAPTIVE SURFING & KAYAKING: Founding Athlete of Access Surf Hawaii, a 2016 Paralympian and a World Adaptive Surfing and Paracanoe World Champion.
Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation (ODKF):
Read more on the Star Advertiser (subscription only, but good) Waterman Hall of Fame welcomes ninth class
Dave Kalama Links
Dave Kalama Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/davekalama/
A Waterman’s Journal: http://www.davidkalama.com
Kalama Kamp: http://kalamakamp.com/