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[*] posted on 11-19-2002 at 01:40 AM
Simply awesome !!!!


I know this is not Baja related, but there is a lot of surfers on the board, so here it goes, what you are about to see was shot in Teahupoo Fiji, the surfer is Laird Hamilton and he is riding the most powerful and massive wave ever riden, a wipe out meant certain death, and he made it.

This photo is 100% Real

http://store6.yimg.com/I/epposbodyboardshop_1715_1356189



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[*] posted on 11-19-2002 at 05:49 AM


Do you remeber this one?:

http://www.bajanomad.com/images/tknox_todos_98.jpg

(and hee hee... this makes it Baja related)


...also, as a side note, and if it's found interesting... there's a *new* special interest forum for surfing here:

http://forums.bajanomad.com/forumdisplay.php?fid=18

(thought of moving this one over, but no worries...)

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[*] posted on 11-19-2002 at 03:20 PM
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Wow Doug!!!

Is that Mavericks or Todos santos? the wave actually looks more like Waimea but the surfer has a full wetsuit, so i cant be Hawaii.

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[*] posted on 11-19-2002 at 04:19 PM


It says "Todos Santos" at the bottom of the pic... it's Taylor Knox's wild ride that won him $50,000 from K2 in '98. The wave was finally estimated to have had a 52 foot face...

Articles:

http://starbulletin.com/98/03/31/sports/story3.html

http://content.surfline.com/sw/content/surfaz/knox_taylor.js...

http://web.outsideonline.com/magazine/0598/9805surf.html



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[*] posted on 11-20-2002 at 12:03 AM


Gato,

I have a huge framed poster of that wave in my living room, my girlfriend doesnt like it, but i love it.

Hey Nomad?

How did you get that image on your post? i tried doing the same and couldnt.




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[*] posted on 11-20-2002 at 07:17 AM


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How did you get that image on your post? i tried doing the same and couldnt.
I downloaded the image to my machine, then uploaded it in the post.

I hadn't tried the bbcode to reference another image elsewhere... but I should check it out (and should have done that instead if it works well enough).... here goes:



(and as I see... it did... and I should've done that.... in fact... I might turn attachments off later.... gotta think about it)
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