The exact origin of surfing is still unknown, although 2000 years ago the ancient Hawaiian Chiefs and Kanaka (common man) were "Hanging Ten" when the earliest visitors to the islands started to arrive.
Birdseye view of surfers in Kirra, Australia by Ted Grambeau
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Big wave surfing is a discipline within surfing where experienced surfers paddle into or are towed onto waves which are at least 20 feet m) high, on browse boards referred to as "guns" or towboards. Sizes of the board had to effectively surf these.
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The oldest and most prominent big wave contest is the Eddie named after Oahu north coast Hawai'ian lifeguard and internet user Eddie Aikau. The competition window is in between December 1 and the last day of February each year. Another big wave surfing.
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