Eddie Would Go: The Story of Eddie Aikau, Hawaiian Hero and Pioneer of Big Wave Surfing
In the 1970s, a decade before bumper stickers and T-shirts bearing the phrase Eddie Would Go began popping up all over the Hawaiian islands and throughout the surfing world, Eddie Aikau was proving what it meant to be a "waterman." As a fearless and gifted surfer, he rode the biggest waves in the world; as the first and most famous Waimea Bay lifeguard on the North Shore, he saved hundreds of lives from its treacherous waters; and as a proud Hawaiian, he sacrificed his life to save the crew aboard the voyaging canoe Hokule'a.
Eddie Would Go is the compelling story of Eddie Aikau's legendary life and legacy, a pipeline into the exhilarating world of surfing, and an important chronicle of the Hawaiian Renaissance and the emergence of modern Hawaii.
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Bubba Quinsaat 8/31/10 The book I am reading is Eddie Would Go and i'm halfway done with it. It talks about a Oahu native that became a legendary surfer who took on the biggest waves the Islands have ... Read full review
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Eddie Aikau was the most famous and respected Hawaiian surfer since the legendary Duke Kahanamoku brought surfing to national attention in the 1920s. Coleman's thoughtful and detailed biography is the ... Read full review
Chapter 10 Hokulea the Hawaiian Renaissance
Chapter 11 Hawaiian Rage
Chapter 12 Victory and Defeat
Chapter 13 Premonitions
Chapter 14 The Search
Chapter 15 The Voyage Continues
Epilogue Follow the Turtles