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Congratulations Keala Kennelly, winner of the WSL Big Wave Awards Pure Scot Barrel of the Year! Photo by Tim McKenna Photography-TMK Tahiti

Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas)

Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas) my fave sea animal

"We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea - whether it is to sail or to watch it - we are going back from whence we came" John F.

wslofficial: “Keala Kennelly charging Teahupo'o. 2016 WSL Big Wave Awards Pure Scot Barrel Nominee ”

In a big wave wipeout, a breaking wave can push surfers down 20 to 50 feet m to m) below the surface area. Surfers may have less than

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Big wave surfing is a discipline within surfing where experienced surfers paddle into or are towed onto waves which are at least 20 feet m) high, on browse boards referred to as "guns" or towboards. Sizes of the board had to effectively surf these.


Photographer: ©Brian Bielmann, PLACE ACTION, 2012 World Open of Photography, Photo Description: The most radical wave ever ridden by a human in Tahiti in august 2011 by California surfer Nathan Fletcher.

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Big-Wave Surfing at Teahupoo, French Polynesia Photo: Tim Mckenna via National Geographic