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    take a 7min break.



    go ahead, click on it.

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    Holy cow! I would love to see that in real time...Slow mo doesn't do the ferocity of those waves justice i don't think.
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    amazing waves! i have never seen anything like that. made nearly unbearable by the slo-mo and the music.

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    after trying surfing this March in Costa Rica, I have newfound respect for surfers. That $hit is HARD. I am such a weak swimmer that I just couldn't get very far out before getting completely exhausted.

    MAYBE if I wasn't so exhausted from swimming out from the beach, I'd have had some strength left over to actually get up on the board. I got close a couple of times. I didn't have much better luck with the boogie board. I was less tired, but I would get out only so far before the currents wouldn't let me go any further.

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    I'm with ya natehawk. I'm not that strong of a swimmer so I've gotten myself in big trouble at times trying to surf. Alot of my friends surf and I also respect the fitness and commitment these guys have. Watching sets come in with my uncles in the philippines on their fishing outriggers was beautiful and scary but this is wave is undescribable. Absolutely dig watching waves since I was little grom in the p.i.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NateHawk View Post
    after trying surfing this March in Costa Rica, I have newfound respect for surfers. That $hit is HARD. I am such a weak swimmer that I just couldn't get very far out before getting completely exhausted.

    MAYBE if I wasn't so exhausted from swimming out from the beach, I'd have had some strength left over to actually get up on the board. I got close a couple of times. I didn't have much better luck with the boogie board. I was less tired, but I would get out only so far before the currents wouldn't let me go any further.
    I used to boogie board when I was 15 - no problem...but I got old, and had been smoking cigaretts 20 years when I decided to get back on the board...NOT happening, I got my a$$ kicked and then handed to me by mother nature. Cant roll with those tides and waves like I could when I was a kid.
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    Wow! Breath taking skill.

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    Indeed great video but, the slow-mo and close up shots don't really give a perspective of those waves and how dangerous they are.

    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/6iYC4Nzo4qQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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    That was great! What an amazing skill
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    I am totally in awe of the talent and bravery these guys possess.
    The waves are both beautiful and terrifying.
    I have a few questions, though:
    - how do they survive?
    - how do they sit down with balls that big?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hutch3637 View Post
    Indeed great video but, the slow-mo and close up shots don't really give a perspective of those waves and how dangerous they are.

    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/6iYC4Nzo4qQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
    Nice! That is so much better. Slo mo really takes away from the sheer and raw talent and the huge element of danger. Same thing with the MTB vids where everything is slow mo. Great for people that have never done it but I want to see how fast they are actually doing things. Puts everything into the "Can I do that? Yes or No" realm.
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    Mad respect to those folks. Surfing always seemed like something I wanted to do until I actually tried it. I was terrible at it. I'll stick to wakeboarding and snowboarding.

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    Worthy of a bump.
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    Jaws, like dropping in off of a building.

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    holy crap!!
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    Cool videos!

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    That first video was amazing!! Those waves were huge!!
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    that was like an epic ride dude. Like totally narly
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZ.MTNS View Post
    Jaws, like dropping in off of a building.
    Jaws was produced by Bob Coakley, a UT ski & bike pal,
    and AFAIK was the first to use heli's to film big wave surfing.
    Major respect for those dudes, and R.I.P. my friend.

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