Hawaii Waterman
Hall of Fame

Wally Froiseth

Wally Froiseth

Year of Induction:
2010
Sport:
Surfing
Paddling

Big wave legend and pioneer Wally Froiseth conquered Makaha and the North Shore and helped inspire the global migration to these iconic surf sites. Growing up in Kahala, Wally spent his days honing his craft on the surrounding breaks. In the 1930s, Wally was one of the first documented surfers to dare challenge the waves of Makaha. Wally passed away in 2015 at the age of 94.

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