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Modern Surfing

Surfing remained popular in Hawaii over the centuries, but never caught on in the United States until the early 20th century, when George Freeth visited California and began giving surfing demonstrations. Freeth, a half-Hawaiian/half-Irish native of Oahu, came to Huntington Beach, California, in 1907 to demonstrate surfing as part of the opening festivities for a…
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