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Champion surfer’s dad writes book on achieving excellence

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    Chris Moore and his daughter, professional surfer Carissa Moore, with his book, “First Priority.” “It’s Dad’s ability to think outside the box that put me where I am today,” she said.

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    Carissa Moore rides a wave at the Kewalos surf break off Oahu’s south shore last week.

  • COURTESY CHRIS MOORE

    Chris Moore with his daughters Carissa, left, and Cayla in Fiji.

In his brief but illuminating memoir, Chris Moore, a Honolulu-born surfer and competitive swimmer, examines his parenting successes and mistakes with refreshing candor and humor. Read more

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