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Donald Takayama (1944-2012) – Legendary shaper and waterman passes

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Oct 2012
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Legendary waterman and true ambassador of surfing passed away yesterday (October 22nd) at age 68. Donald Takayama was not only a tremendously gifted surfer, but also an exceptionally talented shaper.

There is only one life to live and if I had to live it all over again – I would do it all the same way.

˜ Donald Takayama

Our sincerest condolences go out to the family, friends and everyone who had the pleasure of knowing Donald.

Aloha my friend.

Donald Takayama (1944-2012)

More information can be found on Hawaiian Pro Designs’ Facebook page and Surfline. A great interview by Liquid Salt Mag from last year also exemplifies Donald’s genuine kindness.

Photo by: Liquid Salt Mag

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