We admire these people as human beings; for their contribution to their communities and to the world; and for taking their inspiration and putting it into action. There are too many to list, but here are a few who inspire us.

  Colin Cook  Surfer / Shark Attack Survivor / Beautiful, Soulful Man   Follow Colin on Instagram

Colin Cook
Surfer / Shark Attack Survivor / Beautiful, Soulful Man

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  Jack Johnson  Musician / Surfer / Environmentalist / Cinematographer / Stellar Human   Follow Jack on Instagram

Jack Johnson
Musician / Surfer / Environmentalist / Cinematographer / Stellar Human

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  Mick Fanning  3x World Champion / Beautiful, Kind, Thoughtful & Incredibly Resilient Human   Follow Mick on Instagram

Mick Fanning
3x World Champion / Beautiful, Kind, Thoughtful & Incredibly Resilient Human

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  Ross Clarke-Jones  Big Wave Charger / Hell Man / Lunatic / Extreme Limit Pusher / Hilarious Human   Follow Ross on Instagram

Ross Clarke-Jones
Big Wave Charger / Hell Man / Lunatic / Extreme Limit Pusher / Hilarious Human

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  Shane Dorian  Big Wave Charger / Outdoor Enthusiast    Follow Shane on Instagram

Shane Dorian
Big Wave Charger / Outdoor Enthusiast 

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  Dr. Stann Reiziss  Life Coach Extraordinaire / Hypnotherapist / Swimmer / Someone Everyone Should See At Least 4 Times  Mr. Aloha   Visit Dr. Stann Reiziss

Dr. Stann Reiziss
Life Coach Extraordinaire / Hypnotherapist / Swimmer / Someone Everyone Should See At Least 4 Times

Mr. Aloha

Visit Dr. Stann Reiziss

  Pancho Sullivan  Surfer / Waterman / Humble & Strong Human   Follow Pancho on Instagram

Pancho Sullivan
Surfer / Waterman / Humble & Strong Human

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  John John Florence   World Champion 2016  / Surfer / Movie Maker / Pilot / Waterman / One of the Kindest Humans You'll Ever Meet / Surfing Freak   Follow John John on Instagram    

John John Florence
World Champion 2016 / Surfer / Movie Maker / Pilot / Waterman / One of the Kindest Humans You'll Ever Meet / Surfing Freak

Follow John John on Instagram

 

  Lisa Andersen  4x World Champion / Trailblazer    Follow Lisa on Instagram

Lisa Andersen
4x World Champion / Trailblazer

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  Mark Occhilupo   2x World Champion / Occy Strong / Superhero   Follow Occy on Instagram

Mark Occhilupo
2x World Champion / Occy Strong / Superhero

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  Betty Guerre  Loyal /  Dedicated / Beautiful / Strong / Gentle /  Human   Follow Betty on Instagram

Betty Guerre
Loyal /  Dedicated / Beautiful / Strong / Gentle /  Human

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  North Shore O'ahu Lifeguards  Extraordinary watermen putting their lives on the line everyday   Follow NSLA on Instagram

North Shore O'ahu Lifeguards
Extraordinary watermen putting their lives on the line everyday

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  Andy Irons  3x World Champion / Limit Pusher  1978-2010

Andy Irons
3x World Champion / Limit Pusher

1978-2010

  Eddie Aikau  Pioneer / Waterman / Big Wave Charger / Beautiful Human, Beautiful Soul   Eddie Aikau Foundation

Eddie Aikau
Pioneer / Waterman / Big Wave Charger / Beautiful Human, Beautiful Soul

Eddie Aikau Foundation

  Jeff Bushman  Shaper / Surfer / All Around Excellent Human   Follow Jeff on Instagram

Jeff Bushman
Shaper / Surfer / All Around Excellent Human

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  Tom Carroll  2x World Champion / 3x Pipe Masters Winner   Follow Tom on Instagram

Tom Carroll
2x World Champion / 3x Pipe Masters Winner

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  Tom Curren  3x World Champion Surfer / Musician / Mystical   Follow Tom on Instagram

Tom Curren
3x World Champion Surfer / Musician / Mystical

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  Luke Egan  Surfer / Soulful / Incredible Human   Follow Luke on Instagram

Luke Egan
Surfer / Soulful / Incredible Human

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  Julian Wilson  Surfer / Loyal / Fearless Human    Follow Julian on Instagram

Julian Wilson
Surfer / Loyal / Fearless Human

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  Jon Pyzel  Shaper / Surfer / Talented Human   Follow Jon on Instagram

Jon Pyzel
Shaper / Surfer / Talented Human

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  Carl Schaper  Shaper / Surfer / Strong Kind Talented Human   Follow Carl on Instagram

Carl Schaper
Shaper / Surfer / Strong Kind Talented Human

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    Jamie Mitchell   10 x Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard World Champion / 2x ISA World SUP Distance World Champion / Proffesional Big Wave Surfer on the Big Wave Tour   Follow Jamie on Instagram

Jamie Mitchell
10 x Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard World Champion / 2x ISA World SUP Distance World Champion / Proffesional Big Wave Surfer on the Big Wave Tour

Follow Jamie on Instagram

  Aaron Gold  Surfer / Shaper / Most Underrated Big Wave Charger in the World   Follow Aaron on Instagram

Aaron Gold
Surfer / Shaper / Most Underrated Big Wave Charger in the World

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  John Amundson  Kite Surfer / Surfer / Waterman / Shaper, Designer, Innovator / Kind, Soulful, Laidback Human   Follow John on Instagram

John Amundson
Kite Surfer / Surfer / Waterman / Shaper, Designer, Innovator / Kind, Soulful, Laidback Human

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  Pete Cabrina  Surfer / Kiter / Artist / Musician   Follow Pete on Instagram

Pete Cabrina
Surfer / Kiter / Artist / Musician

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  John Bilderback  Photographer / Surfer / Kiter / Waterman / Compassionate, Hard Working & Extremely Talented Human   Follow John on Instagram  

John Bilderback
Photographer / Surfer / Kiter / Waterman / Compassionate, Hard Working & Extremely Talented Human

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  Jill Catherine  Dancer & Drummer / Motivational Speaker / Muze   JillCatherine.org

Jill Catherine
Dancer & Drummer / Motivational Speaker / Muze

JillCatherine.org

  Mark Healey  Big Wave Charger / Waterman / Diver / Extremely Talented Human   Follow Mark on Instagram

Mark Healey
Big Wave Charger / Waterman / Diver / Extremely Talented Human

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  Kai Lenny  Waterman Extraordinaire    Follow Kai on Instagram

Kai Lenny
Waterman Extraordinaire

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  Keahi de Aboitiz  2x World Kiting Champion / Surfer / Waterman / Gifted & Humble Human   Follow Keahi on Instagram

Keahi de Aboitiz
2x World Kiting Champion / Surfer / Waterman / Gifted & Humble Human

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  Brock Little  Legendary  Waterman / Charger / Stuntman / Extremely Solid Man  1967-2016

Brock Little
Legendary  Waterman / Charger / Stuntman / Extremely Solid Man

1967-2016

  Kelly Slater  11x World Champion / Phenomenal Surfer / Conscious Human   Follow Kelly on Instagram

Kelly Slater
11x World Champion / Phenomenal Surfer / Conscious Human

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  Andrew Marr  Smiliest, Happiest Surfer on the Planet / Big Wave Charger / Solid Human

Andrew Marr
Smiliest, Happiest Surfer on the Planet / Big Wave Charger / Solid Human

  Eric Arakawa  Shaper / Surfer / Hard Working, Extremely Talented, Gracious & Giving Human   Follow Eric on Instagram

Eric Arakawa
Shaper / Surfer / Hard Working, Extremely Talented, Gracious & Giving Human

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  Gerry Lopez  Mr. Pipeline / Surfer   Gerry Lopez Surfboards

Gerry Lopez
Mr. Pipeline / Surfer

Gerry Lopez Surfboards

  Richard Branson  Entrepreneur / Visionary / Philanthropist / Kiter   Follow Richard on Instagram

Richard Branson
Entrepreneur / Visionary / Philanthropist / Kiter

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  Maurice Cole  Shaper / Surfer / Survivor   Follow Maurice on Instagram

Maurice Cole
Shaper / Surfer / Survivor

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  Todd Chesser  Surfer / Actor / Adventurer / Loved Life  1968-1997

Todd Chesser
Surfer / Actor / Adventurer / Loved Life

1968-1997

  Shaun Tompson  World Champion / Surfing Icon / Gentleman   ShaunTomson.com

Shaun Tompson
World Champion / Surfing Icon / Gentleman

ShaunTomson.com

  Dave Wassel  Lifeguard / Big Wave Charger / Waterman / Diver / Hunter / Exceptional Human   Follow Dave on Instagram

Dave Wassel
Lifeguard / Big Wave Charger / Waterman / Diver / Hunter / Exceptional Human

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  Makua Rothman  Big Wave World Champion / Musician / Loyal & Dedicated Human     Follow Makua on Instagram

Makua Rothman
Big Wave World Champion / Musician / Loyal & Dedicated Human  

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