International Surfboard Builders Hall Of Fame Inductee Details
For: George Downing
Inductee Name
George Downing
Event Year
2005
Inductee Location
Downing Hawaii 3021 Waialae Ave. Honolulu, Hawaii 96816
Inductee Contact
Phone (808) 737-9696
Inductee Brand
Inductee Boardshop
Downing Hawaii
Boardshop Link
http://www.downingsurf.com/
Inductee Bio

Magisterial regularfoot surfer from Honolulu, Hawaii, often thought of as the first "complete" big-wave rider; winner of the Makaha International in 1954, 1961, and 1965; longtime competition director of the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau event at Waimea Bay.

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#42 George Downing

Who shaped that board? (Spoken with a hint of irony) “My good friend George Downing.”

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