Monthly Archives: December 2009

Huge Christmas day swell in Hawaii

A massive swell hit the islands this christmas day with Peahi (Jaws) on Maui hit by waves with 50ft faces which were tackled in spectacular fashion by a host of tow teams. At the same time Waimea on Oahu’s northshore … Continue reading

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Biggest wave ever recorded-1720ft

The biggest wave on record occurred in Lituya Bay on the southern coast of Alaska in 1958. An earthquake measuring 8.3 on the Richter scale hit the area and shook loose an estimated 40 million cubic yards of dirt and … Continue reading

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Santa gets his priorities right

Every year Santa Claus manages to get his priorities right and gets in a quick surf before deliverying his presents, although all that paddling is keeping him slimmer than usual and the salt water seems to be playing havoc with … Continue reading

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Saltwater Buddha: The Film

For those of you that read our review of the book Saltwater Buddha, by Jaimal Yogis, last year, you’ll know that we’re big fans, so were stoked to hear that a film is being made. Not only that some of … Continue reading

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Taj Burrow claims Pipeline Masters 2009

Taj Burrow (AUS), 31, has claimed the 2009 Billabong Pipe Masters, defeating fellow Finalist Kelly Slater (USA), 37, in clean three-to-five foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves at the Banzai Pipeline. The final event of the 2009 ASP World Tour … Continue reading

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Mick Fanning claims second World title at Pipeline

Mick Fanning (AUS), 28, has been crowned the 2009 ASP World Champion, following a stunning performance at the Banzai Pipeline on Saturday. Heading into the final stop of the 2009 ASP World Tour season, Fanning held the ASP ratings’ lead … Continue reading

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2009 Billabong Pipeline Masters kicks off in great surf

Round 1 of the Billabong Pipeline Masters, Event No. 10 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, commenced yesterday in clean six-to-ten foot (2 – 3 metre) waves at the Banzai Pipeline. The third and final event in the … Continue reading

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Greg Long takes the 2009 Eddie

8 December, 2009 : – – Waimea Bay — After 25 years with most of those spent waiting, Waimea Bay delivered an event of legendary proportions today at the Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau, Fueled by Monster Energy. It … Continue reading

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The Quiksilver Eddie 2009 could go today!

One of the Hawaii’s biggest swells in years is starting to hit with huge waves pulsing through Waimea Bay at 4pm yesterday. Invitees and Alternates of The Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau, fueled by Monster Energy, are put on … Continue reading

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Powerstroke bungee Cord: Great new surf training product

Check out this great new product which Extremehorizon Distribution are working with….its a brand New Surf training Tool called “The Power stroke bungee cord”. Its a resistance training tool for improving all upper body strength for surfing. If used regularly … Continue reading

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