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This Thundering Surf is Like Sliding Down a 12 Story Building

Posted on July 21st, 2015 by kealoha

While Hawaii is known for its tranquil settings and sunsets – it’s also known for world class surf. Hawaii is at the center of the surfing universe and the chase goes on for the bigger and biggest waves on the planet.

It takes over your life and becomes addicting…Francisco Porcella – Pro Surfer

Paddling in to a wave under human power once limited the size of a wave that could be caught. Motors and windpower opened those limits as tow-in surfing and windsurfing made it possible to ride massive waves that were once unattainable. This video covers the riders who drop in on a 50-60 foot wave which is like riding a face of water twice the height of the Great Wall of China.

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