Monthly Archives: December 2012

Greg Long talks about 3-wave hold-down

Big Wave Updates Long helicoptered to San Diego medical center after Cortes Bank wipeout Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 24 December, 2012 : – – San Clemente surfer Greg Long took a beating at Cortes Bank late Friday afternoon, a wipeout … Continue reading

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Surfline: Apocalypse Swell: All Paddle Edition – Cortes Bank

Apocalypse Swell: All Paddle Edition Cortes Bank Wakes UP December 12, 2012 Excellent pictorial spread at Surfline when Cortes Bank turns massive on the huge winter swell December 2012.    With waves hitting 50+ feet, Cortes was definitely in full crank … Continue reading

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2012/13 QUIKSILVER IN MEMORY OF EDDIE AIKAU INVITEES ANNOUNCED

The 28th annual Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau, a one-day big wave invitational surfing event that requires waves measuring 20 feet or more, is excited to announce its list of 2012/13 Invitees and Alternates. The event holding period begins … Continue reading

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Melling Wins 2012 Vans World Cup of Surfing

Melling gets two for one Daniel Ikaika Ito Vans World Cup of Surfing champion Adam Melling was exhausted and elated on the winner’s stage. The 27-year-old Australian was still trying to get a grasp on his fortuitous situation. He surfed … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Palau Travel & Dive Photolog:
Update to this story: Dec 3, 2012 While much of Palau faired well from Typhoon Bopha, a few of the villages on the eastern side of the archipelago were hit extremely hard.…

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Originally posted on Palau Travel & Dive Photolog:
Jim Caldwell Redondo Beach Typhoon in Palau, South Pacific, Oceania, Australia, Guam, Philippines Typhoon 26W (Bopha) Warning #29 Issued at 02/2100Z Present Navy Forecast: WDPN31 PGTW 022100 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR…

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Originally posted on Palau Travel & Dive Photolog:
December 2, 2012 Oceania TV News The air that now blankets Palau is warm, dry, still, and disturbingly ominous.  Palau’s sky has reason to brood for in less than 24 hours Typhoon…

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Waimea Bay and Greg Noll…and some current shots of the 2012 swell

Ever met that sweet wonderful child you could never say anything bad about.  Then you hear stories of that sweet child turning into a monster.  Meet Waimea Bay. By summertime it’s a serene Hawaiian beach with a nice long, beautiful … Continue reading

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