Barry Kanaiaupuni

Barry Kanaiaupuni


 

 

Barry Kanaiaupuni

Barry Kanaiaupuni is a North Shore legend, shaper and surfer. He is said to have ruled the peak at Sunset Beach in the early 70′s. He was also a great contest surfer winning the Pro Classic Trials twice and became the most popular invitee to the Duke Kahanamoku Classic. He learned to shape under Donald Takayama at a early age and later worked for Gordan and Smith and Phil Edwards.

Readings:

Derek Hynd on Barry on the VSTR Blog

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Photos: Luis Real

Size: 7’0”

Year Shaped: Early 70′s

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* Board and Photos from the collection of Mark and Jim Troutman

Shaper: Barry Kanaiaupuni, Drew Harrison

Year Shaped: 1960′s

Board Size: unknown

Model/Label: Rick Surfboards D&B Pintail gun