The widow-making wave doesn’t care who you are or what you ride, it is happy to smash anyone that paddles out there on whatever board they choose!
At one point, the cameraman struggles to find Bubbles in the whitewater after one particularly big drop.
Sabre has the interviewer in stitches as she innocently ribs her Dad for letting his athlete body go downhill and explains that even if she finishes in last place in the comp
Clark’s shots of epic Waimea shorebreak as well as other intense moments caught beneath the lips of Oahu’s heaviest waves, have gained him legions of fans across around the world
When it’s on, huge crowds gather to watch the bodysurfers, bodyboarders and surfers throw themselves into the spectacular man made wave, which more often than not ends with a closeout or brutal wipeout.
Entry to spectate at the Surf Snowdonia Pro Surf Challenge, which conveniently falls within the Autumn school holidays, is free along with free parking and promises to offer an exciting day of family friendly entertainment.
What stands the Blawesome out from the crowd is the sheer volume of air it pushes through your suit – a whopping 60 cubic feet per minute!
There is a moment in the film when Ben walks the slab at low tide and points out the deformities in the rock that in the event of a wipeout could easily break bones, dislocate joints and tear flesh wide open.
It really doesn’t seem that long ago that Tanner McDaniel was causing a stir, when he first started appearing alongside Mike Stewart as a slightly shy but gifted grom.
By pumping the foil surfboard, Kai is able to ride out of a bottom turn and drive himself out to sea and towards the next wave, before turning and surfing the second wave!