Tag Archives: tow-in surfing

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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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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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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Deep Water – Teahupo’o – Koa Rothman goes huge at Chopes

Great Deep Water video from Patagonia Koa Rothman barrels huge in the Teahupoo session.  Kealii Mamala barrels in the cloud at Chopes. Chopes surf picked up to huge walls later in the session.  Laird Hamilton and Manoa Drollet share a … Continue reading

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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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‘Chasing Mavericks’ visual-effects chief

Jesse Hamlin October 21, 2012 Scott Anderson was standing on the cliff at Mavericks on the San Mateo County coast last spring, where he’d spent weeks filming the soulful surfing movie “Chasing Mavericks,” watching what looked like a flea gliding … Continue reading

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Lahaina News: Archie Kalepa inducted into Hawaii Waterman Hall of Fame

BY WALTER CHIHARA September 6, 2012 LAHAINA – There is a new wave of Hawaiian patriots dedicating their lives to the cause of promoting their cherished culture in and beyond the 21st century. They are language mentors, kumu hula, musicians … Continue reading

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