A high-quality reproduction of artist Dave Hobrecht's original charcoal and pastel painting of Hawaiian surfing legend, Duke Kahanmoku. Duke is widely regarded as the grandfather of modern surfing, popularizing it not just in Hawaii but in the mainland United States, Australia and beyond. Although known today more as a legendary surfing icon and pioneer, Duke was also a 5-time Olympic medalist for the U.S. in swimming, including three Gold medals. Famed surf and sports artist, Dave Hobrecht grew up riding the waves of his hometown Huntington Beach, California, also known as, Surf City USA. He also began his career as a professional artist, as Editorial Cartoonist for Surfer Magazine. Available in Black.