The Earliest Surfer Photo Ever Taken

The Earliest Surfer Photo Ever Taken

 Via: bnps.co.uk / user submitted

Via: bnps.co.uk / user submitted

Photo of surfer wearing traditional garb with Diamond Head in the background. Oahu, 1890.

The first recorded description of surfing was by Joseph Banks aboard HMS Endeavor, 1779.
Forbidden to the point of near-extinction with the arrival of European missionaries in the early 1800's, a few pockets of activity around the islands survived to make a resurgence with the beginning of the 20th Century.

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