International Surfboard Builders Hall Of Fame Inductee Details
For: Donald Takayama
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Donald Takayama
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Donald Moke Takayama (November 16, 1943 - October 22, 2012) was an American professional surfer and surfboard shaper. Originally a longboard surfer, Takayama won the Master's division of the United States Surfing Champions in 1971, 1972 and 1973. Hawaiian born, Takayama learned surf at Waikiki Beach and moved to California in the mid-1950s. Takayama died of complications from heart surgery, he is survived by his wife and four daughters.

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