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Garrett McNamara Withdraws from Billabong XXL Awards

Hawaiian charger cites issue with event sponsorship and lack of industry support Every surfer in the world – as well as any TV-watching non-surfer – – knows that Garrett McNamara caught a giant wave off Nazare, Portugal in late January. … Continue reading

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Nazare January 28 2013

Big waves hit Nazare January 28, 2013.  Here’s some decent footage of Kealii Mamala, Antonio Silva and Garrett McNamara on the three best waves of the day. . Jim Caldwell Redondo Beach

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Greg Long Responds: A Follow-up About His Cortes Bank Wipeout

I hope everybody is doing great. This message is to be shared with the entire surfing community. It is time to move on and focus our energies in a positive direction. I have no hard feelings towards Garrett nor do … Continue reading

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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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Code Red Full Movie – Surfing Goes Huge At Teahupoo Tahiti

Billabong’s Code Red Full Movie – Surfing Goes Huge At Teahup’oo Tahiti probably is the best combined footage of Chopes, on what many (read ‘hype’) call the Biggest day ever.  In any case, Teahupoo was huge and the video is … Continue reading

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Sean Collins Article on The Mechanics of Teahupo’o

This is reposted from Garrett McNamara’s website Teahupoʻo is a village on the south-west coast of the island of Tahiti, French Polynesia, southern Pacific Ocean. It is known for the surf break and heavy, glassy waves offshore, often reaching 2 … Continue reading

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Garrett McNamara credited with biggest wave ever at Portugal: 78′ (Updated)

The video for Garrett McNamara. from Haleiwa, has surfed what is considered to be the biggest wave ever. The Hawaiian big wave rider caught the huge monster in Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal, during the ZON North Canyon Project 2011, … Continue reading

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Garrett McNamara credited with biggest wave ever at Portugal: 78′

Garrett McNamara. from Haleiwa, has surfed what is considered to be the biggest wave ever. The Hawaiian big wave rider caught the huge monster in Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal, during the ZON North Canyon Project 2011. (I changed the … Continue reading

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