Tag: waves

Mar 11, 2015

Drone Captures Pod of Dolphins Surfing Waves Off Australian Coast

Drone Captures Pod of Dolphins Surfing Waves Off Australian Coast

A quadcopter captures a pod of bottlenose dolphins playing in the waves along the Esperance coastline in Western Australia. Amazing to see them leap out of the water like that!

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Feb 9, 2015

Bending Jaws

Bending Jaws

On January 21, 2015, a large swell descended on the Hawaiian Islands. At Peahi, a place on the north shore of Maui, surfers of the iconic big wave surfing break known simply as “Jaws” were in for a treat. Dan Norkunas of Take Shelter Productions was there to capture the epic day of surfing.…

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Jan 6, 2015

This Might Be the Biggest Wave Ever Ridden on a Skimboard

This Might Be the Biggest Wave Ever Ridden on a Skimboard

Watch Brad Domke conquer what might be the biggest wave ever ridden on skimboard off the coast of Puerto Escondido, Mexico. For those unfamiliar, a skimboard is like a small version of a surfboard… without any fins. So riding anything this huge is simply nuts.

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Dec 23, 2014

This Beach Has a Natural Rock Barrier. When Ocean Waves Crash Things Get Awesome

This Beach Has a Natural Rock Barrier. When Ocean Waves Crash Things Get Awesome

Seen here is the amazing beach at Playa Puerto Nuevo in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. A large natural rock formation colloquially known as “La Peña” shelters the beach from the open seas. During rough marine conditions, huge waves from the North Atlantic Ocean smash against the rocky barrier, cascading down the rock face and…

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Nov 25, 2014

What Surfing at 1000 Frames per Second Looks Like

What Surfing at 1000 Frames per Second Looks Like

Chris Bryan shot this incredible footage using The Phantom Flex, Phantom Miro M-320S and the new Phantom 4K Flex with Arri Ultra prime lenses. The cameras were used inside Chris’s custom underwater housings. The audio track is Hans Zimmer’s wildly popular song, Time; which is frequently used for anything epic. The opening sequence is…

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Nov 1, 2014

Inside a 27 Second Long Barrel Wave

Inside a 27 Second Long Barrel Wave

Watch Koa Smith ride this seemingly infinite barrel wave for 27 glorious seconds of pure surfing bliss at the famed Skeleton Bay off the coast of Namibia.

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Oct 27, 2014

Glass Wave Sculptures by Ben Young

Glass Wave Sculptures by Ben Young

Glass artist Ben Young (featured previously) makes intricate wave sculptures by stacking layers of laminated, clear float glass atop a concrete base. Raised in Waihi Beach, New Zealand and now residing in Sydney, Australia, the self-taught artist has been making glass sculptures for over a decade. Each of Young’s sculptures are hand drawn, hand…

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Jul 29, 2014

Inside a Kilometer Long Barrel Wave

Inside a Kilometer Long Barrel Wave

Benji Brand scores endless barrels at Namibia’s fabled Skeleton Bay. The remote surf spot is known for having one of the best and longest sand banks on the planet. For seasoned barrel riders, these are considered some of the best waves on Earth.

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Jul 28, 2014

Waves of Cut Glass by Ben Young

Waves of Cut Glass by Ben Young

31-year-old Ben Young makes intricate wave sculptures from numerous layers of cut glass. Raised in Waihi Beach, New Zealand and now residing in Sydney, Australia, the self-taught artist has been making glass sculptures now for over a decade. Each of Young’s sculptures are hand drawn, hand cut and hand crafted, layer on layer to…

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Jun 25, 2014

Three Minutes of Huge Waves Crashing Against Lighthouses in France

Three Minutes of Huge Waves Crashing Against Lighthouses in France

On 9 December 2007, a large storm struck the area of Raz de Sein, a stretch of water located between the Isle of Sein and the Pointe du Raz in Finistère in the Brittany region of France. In this mesmerizing video, giant waves are seen crashing against the various lighthouses in this violent area.…

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