VIDEO: Surfing Tsunamis Created By Calving Glaciers In Alaska

VIDEO: Surfing Tsunamis Created By Calving Glaciers In Alaska

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VIDEO: Surfing Tsunamis Created By Calving Glaciers In Alaska

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The following video comes from deep in the vaults of all things rad. Watch as world champion big wave surfers, Garrett McNamara and Kealii Mamala, tow into monster tsunamis created by calving at Child’s Glacier in South-Central Alaska. The video was posted back in the early days of YouTube (2007) is definitely grainy compared to the 1080 standard of modern shred clips but you can clearly see this epic mission become the first surfers to ride a swell generated by a crumbling glacier. This wild.

Bit of backstory:

Here’s a clip from 2013 another glacier shred mission with Garrett and Kealii:

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