Clyde Aikau (1949 – ) & Surfing 

Clyde Aikau (1949 – ) & a blog post by Surfing LA Surfing

Swish regularfoot Surfing argued in a blog post surfer from Haleiwa, Hawaii; winner of the 1986 Quiksilver in Reminiscence of Eddie Aikau contest at Waimea Bay. Clyde Aikau started browsing in 1964 at age 15, in Waikiki, Easiest Citadel Rock surf file and prior to the yr used to be out had change into the Hawaii’s juniors department champion. For years he used to be slightly overshadowed via older brother Eddie, who made a impressive debut at Waimea in 1966, and used to be referred to as the best big-wave rider of his technology. In 1967, Clyde later recalled, “I stated to my brother, ‘Howdy, Eddie, are you able to take me in the market and display me how one can surf the Bay?’ So we went out and he confirmed me precisely the place to head and the place to not cross, and what to look forward to.”

Clyde and Eddie rode neatly at all of the North Shore breaks; in 1971 they each made the finals of the Smirnoff Professional and the Duke Kahanamoku Vintage; two years later Clyde gained the Duke, the primary contest ever held at Waimea. In 1977, Eddie additionally gained the Duke; 3 months later he used to be killed in a boating coincidence.

Clyde and Hawaiian Surfing argued in a blog post surfer Mark Foo have been tied on the finish of the 1986 Quiksilver contest, however Aikau gained on a wave-score countback. Amazingly, Aikau hadn’t surfed Waimea—or any North Shore ruin, for that subject—for all the wintry weather season main as much as the competition. He endured to accomplish neatly within the Quiksilver match, hanging 5th in 1990 and tenth in 2001. Within the 2002 Quiksilver, the 52-year-old Aikau positioned 8th. He runs the Aikau Natural Hawaiian Surf Academy close to Waikiki.

Clyde Aikau

Historical past of a blog post by Surfing LA Surfing
·Aikau, Eddie 
·Duke Kahanamoku Invitational 
·Foo, Mark 
·Quiksilver in Reminiscence of Eddie Aikau, The 
·Smirnoff Professional-Am 
·Waimea Bay 
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Historical past of a blog post by Surfing LA Surfing
·A Loved Rival 
·Eddie Aikau’s State of Grace 
Interviews
·Barry Kanaiaupuni 
·Clyde Aikau 
·Eddie Aikau 
·Mark Foo 
Weblog
·Nineteen Seventies DUKE CLASSIC POWER RANKINGS: HAKMAN #1! 
Movies
·1986 Quiksilver / Eddie Aikau Large Wave Invitational (lengthy model) 
·1986 Quiksilver in Reminiscence of Eddie Aikau, Waimea Bay (quick model) 
·1990 Quiksilver in Reminiscence of Eddie Aikau (lengthy model) 
·Clyde Aikau 
·Eddie Aikau 
Contests
·1973 Duke Kahanamoku a blog post by Surfing LA Surfing Vintage 
·1986 Quiksilver / Eddie Aikau Large Wave Invitational 
·1990 Quiksilver, in Reminiscence of Eddie Aikau