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The Worst Wipeouts of the Eddie Aikau Invite

Here we have Grant "Twiggy" Baker taking arguable one of the most savage wipeouts of the day. After everything looked like it would be a great ride, the wave actually began to suck Twiggy back up to the lip, causing him to free fall over twenty feet.

Nathan Fletcher was in his first Eddie after being called in as an alternate. The only Brazilian in the field, Fletcher was introduced to the terrifying realities of Waimea Bay during his first heat of the day, falling from the sky to water in short succession. 

Ever wonder what it is like to have a freight train fall on your head? Just ask big wave surfer Shane Dorian, who while trying to go for a barrel, felt the full wrath of this massive wave. 

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Kai Lenny Gets Wrecked at Nazare
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Kai Lenny Gets Wrecked at Nazare

Kai Lenny Gets Wrecked at Nazare

We’ve seen just how big the waves at Nazarè got this year. Even though the beach has banned surfing for the year, we’re still getting footage from those that made the trek to surf some of the world’s biggest waves. But not all rides go well. In this POV video from Kai Lenny, he loses his board while getting towed out by a jet-ski. Nazarè's waves look huge with someone surfing them, but they look even bigger from Kai’s perspective down in the water. Luckily he’s rescued by a jet ski quickly,

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‘Girls Can’t Surf’: How a Bunch of Badass Women Changed Surfing
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‘Girls Can’t Surf’: How a Bunch of Badass Women Changed Surfing

‘Girls Can’t Surf’: How a Bunch of Badass Women Changed Surfing

These days it’s pretty darn obvious that ladies shred just as hard as the guys–but it hasn’t always been that way. In the 1980s, the pro surfing world tried to push women out completely. By cancelling their event and only dolling out half as much prize money as they did for men, things were not looking good for the gals. tells the story of a group of female surfers who took the surf world by storm in order to achieve equality in a heavily male dominated sport. The film profiles Jodie Cooper,

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Nazaré Temporarily Bans Surfers
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Nazaré Temporarily Bans Surfers

Nazaré Temporarily Bans Surfers

The massive swells at Nazaré are what surfers prepare for all summer, and just a couple weeks ago, the waves provided. But the spectacle of watching surfers like Nic Von Rupp ride these legendary barrels also brought massive crowds to the beach. An estimated 20,000 people gathered to watch the show. As a result, Portuguese officials banned surfers from the beach in order to prevent the gathering of large crowds and the spread of COVID-19. In the latest video in his web series, Von Rupp