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Watch: How To Surf An Outrigger Canoe At Waimea Bay...And Survive

Watch: How To Surf An Outrigger Canoe At Waimea Bay...And Survive

Some of the biggest waves ridden in an outrigger canoe, Ikaika Kalama, Mark Healy and friends tempt fate at surfing's original proving ground.

Jake Howard
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Watch: How To Surf An Outrigger Canoe At Waimea Bay...And Survive
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Watch: How To Surf An Outrigger Canoe At Waimea Bay...And Survive

Some of the biggest waves ridden in an outrigger canoe, Ikaika Kalama, Mark Healy and friends tempt fate at surfing's original proving ground.

Jake Howard
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