Australian Screen

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National Treasures – First Surfboard (2004)

Duke Kahanamoku shows Australians how to ride a wave in 1914, using a board he built himself.

Length: 4 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 16 x 9 (TV)

Featured in the National Treasures collection

Production company:


National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: FP200400404

Education Resources:

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