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Saturday, September 3, 2016

Surfing USA: The Surf

Cultural appropriation, replicating the blue print while never admitting it.

Is surfing a sport? Surfing is like Basketball, it takes a certain amount of brain power capacity to become an extraordinary player in this field. In the rare sport of Surfing, nature is the opponent. Most scholars can agree this sport originated in Polynesia and Indonesia then making it's way to Hawaii. 

After the arrival of missionaries, surfing was banned, although, surfing was deeply rooted in the indigenous religion. Duke Kahanamoku, the Gold Metal Olympic, was credited for bringing surfing to the modern world.