Fierce Heart The Story of Makaha and the Soul of Hawaiian Surfing (Paperback)
|Author: Stuart Holmes Coleman|
Although Makaha is a small, isolated town on the Western coast of O''ahu, it has produced some of the most intriguing Hawaiians of the twentieth century: world-class surfers Buffalo Keaulana and his sons Rusty and Brian; beautiful skin diver and surfing pro Rell Sunn; and larger-than-life singer and songwriter Israel Kamakawiwo''ole. What connects them is a love for their culture, their people, and water sports." Fierce Heart" combines stories of exciting surfing competitions, dramatic water rescues, and deep friendships with a look at the history and origins of one of the world''s most thrilling extreme sports.