Posts Tagged ‘ocean wave energy’

Update on the current big swell event in the Hawaii’an islands

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Yesterday’s big wave episode really didn’t pan out to be that great. The swell was coming up all day long but the weather conditions deteriated to about as dark as you can get with regular rain showers and stuff. I started out by checking out Sunset. There were a couple of guys trying to get […]


Jamie Obrien bag’s his first BIG Pipe Barrel of the 09-10 season

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He caught this ridiculous barrel just half an hour into his surf.


Good times on the north shore

TJ Barron enjoying the complete lack of crowds at Backdoor, this morning.

Wow, it’s been so spectacularly beautiful here on the north shore. Such beautiful glassy conditions with pretty consistent 3-5 foot waves. The amazing thing this year is the complete absence so far of traveling surfers. Just a handful of local surfers at any given spot. This must be about as close to the old days […]


The North Shore in Black and White – exhibition print sales

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“I want to see more of my pictures in your hands”..


Derek Ho, still a Pipe Master after all these years

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Anyone who’s watched the north shore over the past 15 or 20 years will tell you thruthfuly, who the best guys are out at Pipe. One guy that will be on everyone’s list is Derek Ho. He always finds the cleanest most beautiful Pipeline barrels and rides them with absolute ease, grace and supreme balance. […]


Wipeout of a lifetime

Wipeout of a lifetime at Pipe. Sep 25th 2009

We had our first real day of solid swell for the season, 2 days ago. It was easily the best opening day for Pipeline that I’ve seen. relentless swell through out the night moved a great deal of the sand before daylight, although there was still some pretty heavy backwash and wobble happening out in […]


That’s Gold!

Reveling in the green glow at Rocky point.

This is Cru Sarratt revelling in the green glow of a Rocky Point evening surf.


Deep Impact in the pacific

Tidal wave energy over Honolulu, after a deep impact strike in the pacific.

It’s amazing what you can do with the modern day photoshop tools. I learnt the old fashioned way myself, in the dark room, “dodging” and “burning”, wasting sheet after sheet of photographic paper. These days though, it’s a trip what you can do. Imagine it and then go do it. That simple, really. Take this […]