Monthly Archives: January 2014

Pacific’s Cortes Bank is full of big-wave surprises

Fred Swegles The Orange County Register Oct 20, 2011 For surfers who ride big waves, perhaps the most enticing, terrifying and humbling spot on Earth is a sunken island in open ocean 100 miles off the Southern California coast. Cortes … Continue reading

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About Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau

By Sam George I got the call from Jeff Divine, the venerable surf photographer and photo editor of The Surfers Journal in San Clemente, California. “Hey Sam, Jeff said. I was cleaning out my garage, going through some stuff and … Continue reading

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Jaws Shot From the Drone January 19, 2014

January 19 2014, Jaws was huge, clean and barreling.   As big it was, some were still catching Pe’ahi by paddle. If you haven’t seen the drone footage of Pipeline, it is excellent.  Pipeline Winter 2013 Shot from a Drone

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Jaws (Peahi) North Shore Maui Big Swell January 2014

When the guy who’s at the forefront of bring the paddle back to Jaws is on a tow-line, Peahi has to be huge. The monster swells pumping huge surf to the entire north facing surf spots hits the Islands of … Continue reading

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Update: Pictures – Hawaii North Shore Swell Biggest in Decade

Read more… Previous Update: PipeLine may reach 40 to 50 feet.  With pictures.  Read more at NorthShoreHawaii… 2014 Winter Swell: Super-Sized surf expected Wednesday, maybe largest in decade

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Carlos Burle Rides Biggest Wave

Brazilian surfer Carlos Burle may have set the world record for the biggest wave ever surfed after riding an estimated 100-foot wave off the coast of Portugal. Initial estimates of the wave’s height put it taller than 100 feet, thus … Continue reading

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Waimea Bay January 22, 2014

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Pipeline Live Stream: Waves expected to Reach 40 to 50 Feet

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Giant waves with 40 to 50 foot faces are starting to roll into north shore beaches. The National Weather Service says that an intense storm northwest of the Hawaiian Islands triggered this super swell. Waves from the storm … Continue reading

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2014 Winter Swell: Super-Sized surf expected Wednesday, maybe largest in decade

Update #2:   Pictures – Hawaii North Shore Swell Biggest in Decade Update #1: PipeLine may reach 40 to 50 feet.  With pictures.  Read more at NorthShoreHawaii… Wednesday 22, 2014: NORTH SHORE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The consistently large surf we have … Continue reading

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Pipeline Winter 2013 Shot from a Drone

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/83187924 w=640 h=360] Eric Sterman, from Haleiwa, mans a DroneFly Quadrocopter with a GoPro for some of the best footage of the 2013 Winter Pipe Season.  The photography is awesome! If you haven’t seen the Jaws shot from a drone, … Continue reading

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