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Old Dec 16, 2004, 09:13 PM
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OT: Surf's Up!

There's been no wind in Maui for the last few days, but the surf has been kinda big...

I scanned this from the front page of this morning's Maui newspaper.
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Old Dec 16, 2004, 09:16 PM
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and they think DS'ing is dangerous? LOL!

forget that... i wouldnt know if i was more afraid of a shark/drowing/ or getting swallowed up by that thing.... dang... death/death/ or more death? lol... psycho's...

but very cool to watch

saw those waves onthe news tonight here in socal.... some psycho's over there... lol

JOe
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Old Dec 16, 2004, 09:23 PM
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One guy reportedly ate it and got both legs broken. Wouldn't ya love to paddle out into something like that just once?

Umm.... no.
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Old Dec 16, 2004, 09:26 PM
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Exactly... No! Thanks for sharing Brian C. Is that Jaws?
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Old Dec 16, 2004, 09:33 PM
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and to think I'm afraid of eight foot waves....
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Old Dec 16, 2004, 09:40 PM
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those swells are going to hit "maverics" in N. Cal. tomorrow, supposed to be 30'+ waves !
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Old Dec 16, 2004, 09:45 PM
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My company has been filming at Jaws yesterday & today. We have a cameraman in a heli, and another in a boat. For the guy in the boat it's his first time filming surfing. He practically had a heart attack on day one.
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Old Dec 16, 2004, 10:06 PM
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its getting big here tomorrow! 8-10 feet! lanuda bay point here i come!!
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Old Dec 17, 2004, 12:20 AM
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Wow...What a trip!
I'm always amazed by big waves...

I wonder why they're so big when the wind is down.
Is there a big storm approaching?
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Old Dec 17, 2004, 12:25 AM
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I honeymooned in puerto rico

In rincon one of the few places where they have god honest big wave sufing this side of the atlantic. I went body boarding in some 15 footers and thought I was going to die. puny by cali hawaii standards but terrifying to me he he. it was all I could do to clear the shore break for gods sake
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Old Dec 17, 2004, 12:53 AM
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obiously youv never seen the point. greg knoll compaired it to big sunset beach it can get scaryat 15+ it will even spit
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