More Teahupo'o craziness. There are a couple of shots in here where you see the waves just absolutely jump out from what looks like a calm rolling wave.
Higher res version...
Those slabs are crazy. I have no interest in riding something like that. Just not worth it to me. I'm more into fun in my elder years
Surfers have been exploring all sorts of similar spots around the globe that were thought unrideable. Ireland, Norway etc... Pretty radical bottom contour that forms monsters like Teahupoo.
Here is a local story of a different nature. Check out the chunk taken out of his board!
Australian surfer Marti Paradisis rides a wave at Shipstern Bluff, formerly known as Devil's Point, in Tasmania. According to reports, the swells were the biggest that they've been there for 10 years in May.
Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/mul...#ixzz1hqYPS3HR
I hope this embeds - if not I'll link to it. Watching the water is just amazing.
Here's the link - please click and see it.
Amazing video, excellent quality and slow motion.Originally Posted by "LisaS":2k1fjxui
Magnificent! Thanks Lisa!
North shore Oahu
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it's body surfing off the coast of New South Wales - what would it be to see all those dolphins coming towards you