Five-time Olympic medalist and Native Hawaiian Duke Paoa Kahanamoku shattered records and brought surfing to the world while overcoming a lifetime of personal challenges. Waterman explores his journey and legacy as a legendary swimmer, trailblazer, and the undisputed father of modern-day surfing, following the sport’s first-time inclusion in this year’s Games – a fitting tribute to his work promoting the sport around the globe.
Waterman explores the journey and legacy of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, the Native Hawaiian who was a five-time Olympic medalist and undisputed father of modern-day surfing. Narrated by Jason Momoa, this original documentary by Sidewinder Films features commentary from surfing’s biggest stars, including first-ever Olympic gold medalist Carissa Moore, while also delving into his personal successes, struggles and humanitarianism through rare footage, contemporary visuals and incisive interviews. Now Available on Amazone Prime Video.