1972 Hang Ten American Pro


Jeff Hakman

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Hang Ten


"Hakman Wins Again," Honolulu-Advertiser, December 23, 1972

Honolulu's Jeff Hakman, who grew up riding the waves at Sunset Beach, rode them to victory and first-place money of $4,000 in the Hang Ten Professional Surfing Championships yesterday at the North Shore.

With his mother and about 500 spectators looking on, the 24-year-old high-wave artist swept to a victory with 1,243 points in eight-foot surf. It brought his winnings in the last month to $7,500, including $2,250 for second place i...