International Surfboard Builders Hall Of Fame Inductee Details
For: Donald Takayama
Inductee Name
Donald Takayama
Event Year
2003
Inductee Location
Inductee Contact
Inductee Brand
Inductee Boardshop
Surfboards by Donald Takayama
Boardshop Link
http://www.surfboardsbydonaldtakayama.com/
Inductee Bio

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.

For the complete biography, go to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Takayama

Thanks to: Copyright 2012 by Hawaiian Pro Designs http://www.surfboardsbydonaldtakayama.com/ for the photo

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