Picture of the Day: Teahupoo on a Code Red day

Big barrels at Teahupoo, Tahiti: August 30, 2011
Why ‘Code Red’? That was the term for the marine warning the Tahitian government instituted late Friday afternoon and into Saturday. It basically shut down all marinas and ports as the swell peaked.

Teahupoo on a Code Red day - Jim Caldwell Redondo BeachTeahupoo on a Code Red Day - Tahiti - Jim Caldwell, Redondo Beach

For a full slide show checkout, Teahupoo Tow-in 27 August 2011 from SVNews of Flickr…

Jim Caldwell
Redondo Beach

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About jw60sea

Jim Caldwell has over 26 years of experience in the public safety sector in occupations ranging from professional ski patrol, and ocean lifeguard to firefighter. Jim has worked for the Redondo Beach Fire Department for the last 22 years holding successively higher positions of responsibility. For the last six years, Jim has held the rank of Engineer with responsibility for driving and operating the Department’s Engines and Tillered Aerial Ladder Truck. Throughout his career, he has shown a dedication not only to public safety but also community service.
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