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Surfing's First Olympic Gold Medal Was Won By A Native Hawaiian

ICHINOMIYA, Japan (AP) — After a slew of underdogs stole the show at the start of surfing's historic Olympic debut, two of the sport's most seasoned stars won gold. Carissa Moore of the United St…

Whitewashed Native Hawaiian Roots Are Revealed In Olympic Surfing

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — For some Native Hawaiians, the Olympic debut of surfing is both a celebration of a cultural touchstone invented by their forefathers and a continuation of racial indigniti…