National Geographic : 1919 Aug
00 ©A. R.Gurrey RIDING THE SURF AT HONOLULU. HAWAII Walking a tight rope stretched on top a speeding express train might afford some of the exhilaration ofHawaii's distinctive sport. Here, again, geography molded the national pastime; for the conformation of the ocean bed along the islandcoast creates theswells that make this sport popular. The picture illustrates only one position of the native rider, who lies prone, sits, and even stands onhishead onhissuper-canoe.