Teahupoo, Tahiti is widely known throughout the world of surfing as having the most powerful break on the planet. There are certainly larger waves found breaking at other places in the world, but none that break with such impact and ferocity as found at Teahupoo.
Waving back is the polite thing to do.
Garrett McNamara has surfed what is considered to be the biggest wave ever. The Hawaiian big wave rider caught the huge monster in Portugal, during the ZON North Canyon Project 2011.
That must have taken a while to set up.
These guys are just plain nuts! They are risking their lives for some insane waves!
A stream near a beach gets dammed by the sand each year, building a reservoir of millions of gallons of water. By digging a trench in that sand, these guys create great waves of fresh water rushing into the ocean.
He slips and falls off the pier then the wave bashes him good!
Its so cold here, the waves are freezing on shore.
This guy is nuts. Look at the size of the wave he is surfing on.
A glacier breaks apart and causes a massive wave.