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David Nuuhiwa

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Height  6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Name  David Nuuhiwa
Sponsors  Oxbow
Stance  Goofy
Parents  David Nuuhiwa II

Best year  1972
Spouse  Jan Nuuhiwa (m. 1988)
Years active  1952-present
Role  Surfer
Children  Kai Nuuhiwa
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Born  July 23, 1948 (age 67)Oahu, Hawaii (1948-07-23)
Residence  Huntington Beach, Orange County (San Diego County), California
Major achievements  Surfing Walk of Fame 2005 Surf Champion, 2001 Local Hero
Similar People  Gerry Lopez, Kai Nuuhiwa, Eddie Aikau

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David Kealohalani Nuuhiwa III (more commonly known as David Nuuhiwa) is a Hawaiian surfer.

Contents

David Nuuhiwa Encyclopedia Of Surfing

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Life

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Nuuhiwa was born (1948) in Honolulu, Hawaii, the son of a Waikiki beachboy and martial arts instructor, and began surfing at age five, one year after his mother died.

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He moved to California in 1961 with his father David Nuuhiwa II.

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David Nuuhiwa is widely known for his soulful noseriding. Often perched at the tip of his board for 20 seconds or more. Nuuhiwa's smooth and fluid style established him winning the 1966 international championship in San Diego.

Nuuhiwa continued to win contests following the shortboard era, such as the 1971 U.S. Surfing Championships. By this time Nuuhiwa had transitioned from his longboards to shortboards, favoring twin-fin fishes. He continued to win competitions and make projects, most notably surfing in Rainbow Bridge, a film starring Jimi Hendrix.

Nuuhiwa later starred in Five Summer Stories.

References

David Nuuhiwa Wikipedia