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100 ft. Wave

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Not official yet, but it sure looks to be close to 100ft. Somewhere Bodhi and Jonny Utah are sh*tting themselves over this. Awesome picture and I had no idea Portugal swelled up like this. Guy either has balls of steel or just a fuggin lunatic.

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[url="http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2013/01/garrett-mcnamara-photographed-surfing-possible-100-foot-wave/"]http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2013/01/garrett-mcnamara-photographed-surfing-possible-100-foot-wave/[/url]

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[quote]“Half the people think I’m out of my mind … and half are just – I think they all think I’m crazy, actually.”[/quote]

LOL. Crazy and with balls of steel.

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Balls of steel, mad props to the dude, when I first saw the pick a few days ago I made it my laptop background, just totally crazy!!!

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I like to frolic in the ocean and all...but that's a little much for me

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I'm scared of 6' waves

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just think about the fact that one gallon of water weighs around 8 lbs.

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[quote name='King Klong' timestamp='1359557559' post='2118974']
just think about the fact that one gallon of water weighs around 8 lbs.
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think exponentially...a cubic meter of water weighs over one ton (about 2,200 lbs IIRC).

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[quote name='mr beauxjangles' timestamp='1359560128' post='2119010']
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That's actually a video of a wave McNamara rode during winter 2011 at the same spot. I have been trying to find video of the wave he rode recently but have not been able to. That wave was supposedly around 90'. When you're talking waves that big, how much bigger is 10' really?

It's freakin' nuts though. I was amazed by the 35' waves hitting Waimea Bay on New Year's Eve. I couldn't imagine seeing one of those waves in person.

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[quote name='Bama Panther' timestamp='1359561026' post='2119024']

That's actually a video of a wave McNamara rode during winter 2011 at the same spot. I have been trying to find video of the wave he rode recently but have not been able to. That wave was supposedly around 90'. When you're talking waves that big, how much bigger is 10' really?

It's freakin' nuts though. I was amazed by the 35' waves hitting Waimea Bay on New Year's Eve. I couldn't imagine seeing one of those waves in person.
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A clip compilation of the swell that day...

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cant believe I forgot about this guy...

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waves in North Carolina are like 1/2 foot maybe. I'm a real bad ass on those waves

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