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The following are not ranked in an ascending or descending matter, but presented in chronological order, and are limited to those big wave surfers who died in the act – men who took their final ...


As far as popular knowledge goes there have been more than a dozen deaths at Pipeline many of which were very experienced if not professional surfers. People say that no other wave has claimed as many deaths as Pipe and I would go to say that cert...


Big wave surfing is a discipline within surfing in which experienced surfers paddle into or are towed onto waves which are at least 20 feet (6.2 m) high, on surf boards known as "guns" or towboards. Sizes of the board needed to successfully surf these waves vary by the size of the wave as well as the technique the surfer uses to reach the wave.


surfers in the 1970s whenever the waves werent good they would go "street surfing" or after they were done surfing look upt ony alva on like youtube or something he was the first person to ever do ...


Accidental drownings at surf beaches average 2.38 surfers per 100,000 surfers. These numbers are specific to tourists and visitors; locals to surf beaches have a lower drowning rate of 0.28 per 100,000. The biggest hazard to surfers is drowning, particularly due to rip currents.


Approximately eleven surfers have died while surfing Pipeline over the years. Last February, surf photographer Jon Mozo passed away while shooting Backdoor . There have been hundreds of serious ...


Surfers have been cheating death for a long time. In big wave scenarios, you can't be fooled, and it's in your face - death is a living threat. Unfortunately, the history of the sport includes a few tragic chapters in which accomplished surfers lost their lives chasing their dreams.


Hector 'Toe' Blake was born on August 21, 1912 and died on May 17, 1995. Hector 'Toe' Blake would have been 82 years old at the time of death or 102 years old today. share:


A number of surfers have died doing what they love most. Here are six of the best. May they never be forgotten. 1. Mark Foo. The fearless Hawaiian surfer was a showman and knew how to work the crowd no matter when or where. He had a massive ego, but his heart was equally as big and he had many dear friends.


The Moment: Caught inside at Outside Alligators, an outer reef with 20- to 25-foot waves (with 50-foot faces), Chesser was found tangled in the rocks near Waimea. Like Foo before him, Chesser was ...