Laird Hamilton

Ho a‘e ka ‘ike he‘enalu i ka hokua o ka ‘ale

“Show (your) knowledge of surfing on the back of the wave.”

Talking about one’s knowledge and skill is not enough; let it be proven (‘Olelo No‘eau by Mary Kawena Pukui).

Laird Hamilton rides through a double-overhead-plus barrel after being pulled into a wave in Kekaha during a large northwest swell late January.