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Barrel aftermath

This is one of the hardest shots to try and get as well as explain what it is. This is what it looks like when a wave breaks over me in the "tube" or barrel, the lip of the wave crashes on the water, and combines the lip of the wave and the under lying water forming a tube that not many people see because by the time you get here your eyes are closed and it only lasts a fraction of a second. Not to mention the wave breaking has to hit the water all at the same time and conditions have to be right with the wind and swell size other wise all you see is a white foam of churning water. And last but not least you have to be falling in mid air as to not create ripples or disturbance in the water.

 

Hope you think its as cool as I do! A shot like this is one in a million for me anyway.

 

Aloha.

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Taken on January 18, 2013