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Video: Surfing A Buttery-Smooth Storm Swell

This GoPro Award-winning video comes to us from four-time kitesurfing world champion Keahi De Aboitiz, who clearly is a pretty good normal surfer as well. He catches a beautiful right-hander during the storm swell from Cyclone Oma earlier this year. Somehow, he manages to dodge several people in the lineup for a 70-second ride. 

Related: Surfer and Jetskier Narrowly Escape Disaster at Nazare

De Aboitiz's camera comes equipped with GoPro's newest HyperSmooth technology, but the wave and his riding are super smooth as well.

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Video: Surfer and Jetskier Narrowly Escape Disaster at Nazaré
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Video: Surfer and Jetskier Narrowly Escape Disaster at Nazaré

Video: Surfer and Jetskier Narrowly Escape Disaster at Nazaré

Surfing at Nazaré is a risky proposition, but the jetskiers responsible for towing surfers into waves can usually get them to safety post-wipeout. Sometimes things can get dicey, though, as seen in this video from Pedro Miranda.  Related: Jamie O'Brien Has a Close Call at Pipeline The clip shows 51-year-old big wave surfer Salvador Villas Boas taking a massive wipeout in one of Nazare's most dangerous zones. Seeing Salvador in a perilous situation, veteran jetski driver Ramon Laureano came

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Video: Jamie O’Brien Has a Close Call at Pipeline
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Video: Jamie O’Brien Has a Close Call at Pipeline

Video: Jamie O’Brien Has a Close Call at Pipeline

Jamie O'Brien has surfed Pipeline as much as just about anybody, but his recent wipeout proves that even pros need to stay on their guard. It was a solid day at the break, with manageable four-to-six foot high barrels. Unfortunately, Mr. O'Brien's day at the beach was cut short after slammed his head into either his board or the reef during a fall.  Related: Nathan Florence Gets Barreled on the North Shore After several seconds underwater, O'Brien's float suit brought him to the surface. From

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Video: The Volcom Team Got Barreled This Winter
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Video: The Volcom Team Got Barreled This Winter

Video: The Volcom Team Got Barreled This Winter

If you're looking for good vibes and top-notch surfing, look no further. The Volcom team has put together a Hawai'i edit from the past winter chock full of pristine barrels, unreal surfing, and camaraderie. I guess living in a house full of your buddies right on the beach isn't too bad. Related: Foilboarder Nearly Decapitates Another Surfer Featuring a gang of young and hungry surfers, the edit bounces between North Shore breaks, Pipeline, and Backdoor. Predictably, there are some pretty