On June 14, 1925, a chubasco, an unexpected swift and violent squall, came barreling through Southern California, specifically Newport Beach. A chubasco is a very intemperate storm, shocking in its violence and strength.
While estimates of the number of surfers world wide vary wildly, there are a select few that, for one reason or another, have left an indelible mark on surfing. From the Duke to Gidget, this is a list of a 10 of surfing's most influential people.
Hawaii's Kamehameha clan cherished Waikiki as their private tropical playground, and you can still roll like royalty on this two-mile strip of sand lined with resort hotels, scenic beaches, tropical parks and gourmet grinds.