Kahunas

(Very) Early Florida Surfing History

Duke Kahanamoku. The Duke is an icon and legend who is widely credited with introducing surfing to the world. In 1912, after his triumph at the Olympic games in Stockholm where he won gold and silver medals in swimming he returned to the US- specifically Atlantic City, New Jersey- where he gave a surfing exhibition […]

Wave Lengths | Vol 5 Iss 3

Click on the title and then download here Florida Women of the Waves with photographs by Lisa Traweek / The 2012 C2C with photographs by Georgette McWilliams / The Cocoa Beach Holiday Parade / And more

Wave Lengths | Vol 5 Iss 2

Click on the title and then download here 11th Annual Waterman’s Challenge Weekend / Shea Weber and the Performer: Staying Close to the Soul, by Tom Fucigna / It was a Dark and Moonlit Night, by Dan Mahoney / And more

Wave Lengths | Vol 5 Iss 1

Click on title and then download here Surfing Florida: a Photographic History / Agatha Christie: Writing Murder Mysteries and Surfing, by John Curran / Splitting the Atom: a Tale of Two Pieces, by Tom Fucigna / And more

Wave Lengths | Vol 4 Iss 3

Click on title and then download here East West: The William Francis Whitman Family, by Pamela Whitman Mattson, Reprinted with Permission from The Ocean Magazine / Rough Weather, Tougher Competitors, by John Hughes / Florida Women of the Waves / Yeah, Baby, She’s Got it, by Tom Fucigna / And more

Wave Lengths | Vol 4 Iss 2

Click on title and then download here 10th Annual Waterman’s Challenge / 2011 Florida State Paddle Board Championship, by John Hughes / Work in Progress, by Tom Fucigna / An Open Letter to Ricky Carroll – Yancy Spencer (1950-2011), by Skip Savage / And more

Wave Lengths | Vol 4 Iss 1

Click on title and then download here Puerto Rico Holiday, by Dan Mahoney / It Happened this Way . . . , by John Hughes / A Harmless and Necessary Evil?, by Tom Fucigna / And More

Wave Lengths | Vol 3 Iss 4

Click on title and then download here Hollister Ranch Medley: Trespassing Private Property with Ron Stoner 1961, by Mike Hynson / Hollister Ranch 1971, by J.J. White / Artist’s Comments, by Wade Kaniakowsky / And more

Wave Lengths | Vol 3 Iss 3

Click on title and then download here Out & Back, by Tom Fucigna / The Golden Age of Surfing, by John Hughes / C2C IV / And more

Wave Lengths | Vol 3 Iss 2

Click on title and then download here Florida Women of the Waves / An Incomplete Education, by Athena Sasso / Prejudice & Pride, by Tom Fucigna / Spirit of the WC – the New Generation, by Jeff Cranston / Cocoa Beach Surf Museum goes Geeky, by Dennis Bennett / And more

Wave Lengths | Vol 3 Iss 1

Click on title and then download here   Style and Substance – Sharon Wolfe Cranston, by Athena Sasso / Transformation: A Bare Necessity, by Tom Fucigna / Paddle on, by Cynthia Aguilar / And more

Wave Lengths | Vol 2 Iss 4

Click on title and then download here Big Board Show / C to Shinin’ C, by John Hughes / Toes Up, by Tom Fucigna / California Road Trip: Battle of the Paddle, by John Hughes / The Paipo Project, by Rod Rodgers / And more

Wave Lengths | Vol 2 Iss 3

Click on title and then download here Alexander Hume Ford and the story he told, by Athena Sasso / Get your Mind in the Gutter, by Tom Fucigna / And more  

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Wave Lengths | Vol 2 Iss 1

Click on title and then download here The Hall of Obscurity (Occasional Articles about People you Don’t Know, but Should): Mark Wessling, by John Hughes / The Way from Here to There, by Tom Fucigna / The Pig and the Odds, by Athena Sasso / And more

Wave Lengths | Vol 1 Iss 3

Click on title and then download here Surfing Morocco, by John Hughes / One Piece, by Tom Fucigna / Obama Depicted in Florida Surfing Artwork, by Justin Beard / C2C-Take 2, by John Hughes / And more

Wave Lengths | Vol 1 Iss 2

Click on title and then download here Salam or Shalom (on a slab of glass and foam), by Tom Fucigna / WC.7, by Athena Sasso / The Surf Report, by Roy Harrell / Florida State Paddleboard Championship – 10th Edition, by John Hughes / Surf ‘Til You’re, you know, at Least 90, by Athena Sasso / […]

Wave Lengths | Vol 1 Iss 1

Click on title and then download here What’s Old is New Again-The Reincarnation of The Cocoa Beach Surf Museum, by Sean O’Hare / The Great Escape, by Tom Fucigna / In Their Own Words – Gaulden Reed and Chris Harazda / First Pot Luck! / And more