Regardless, surfers flock to these deadly waves in droves. It’s the rush, the danger, and the sheer joy one gets from flying down the face of an incredibly large mountain of water that keep us coming back for more despite the odds—albeit minuscule—of that being that fateful last ride.Here’s 5 of surfing’s deadliest surf spots:
There’s nothing quite like the view or the vibe during the Billabong Pro Tahiti. Here’s just a sliver of what was going down in the lineup and in the channel during the final day at Teahupo’o.
Brad Domke went to the infamous slab in Tahiti known as Teahupo’o back in 2015 with his finless skimboard. It wasn’t one of those perfect days, either–one of those times when the wave needs to be scrutinized a little more than usual. But with Raimana’s help, Domke successfully managed to navigate one of the world’s […]
It’s only a matter of time before we’re pushing daisies, and you certainly don’t want go without surfing the best waves you possibly could, right? So with mortality in mind, here are five surf spots around the globe that you should hit before that big barrel in the sky.
There are certain waves that, on very select times of year, get absolutely massive. And as the size goes up, so does the risk. At the right spot on the calendar, these are the deadliest waves on the planet. Timing is important if you want to find them, and critical if you want to survive.
Kelly Slater (USA) has won theBillabong Pro Tahiti after defeating John John Florence (HAW) in the Final in eight-to-ten foot surf at Teahupo’o. The final day of competition at Stop No. 7 of 11 on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) has been treated to incredible performances by the world’s […]
Dodging the crowd at Teahupoo with 18-years-old Frankie Harrer and Raimana Van Bastolaer.
Are you up to the challenge? Keep in mind, the best spots for extreme surfing are also the most dangerous. Some may even be inaccessible without a boat or helicopter. Wave selection is critical, not only for a heart-stopping thrill ride, but, in these instances, also for survival. It’s imperative to choose the wave that will open its face at just the right moment, and to drop in with impeccable timing—your bad judgment is the equivalent to certain serious injury or even death.
18 year old California girl, Steffi Kerson learns about the downside of trying a step-off entry at Teahupoo, Tahiti.
Arpad Leclere is a fifteen years old Belgium young fella resident in Bali with his family. A few months ago he spent few weeks in Taithi at Teahupo’o then went back to Bali for a while to recharge the batteries and he flew straight to Mentawai. This video celebrates his progression and his relationship with the ocean.