Jamie O’Brien and Ben Gravy Surf Giant Waimea River Wave at Night

Hawaii has been finding a whole lot of attention this January many thanks to an amazing operate of swell, most notably “Super Swell Saturday.” But when 99% of Hawaii’s jaw-dropping surf clips arrive from 1 of its quite a few earth-course surf breaks––Jaws, Pipeline, Waimea Bay, and so on.––we observed 1 exactly where the surfing will take spot in a river.

Jamie O’Brien and Ben Gravy are not only excellent surfers, but these two have managed to acquire enormous Youtube followings by documenting their surf adventures. Though Ben Gravy is from the Midwest and produced a title for himself surfing a wave in all fifty states, Task is a professional surfer dependent on Oahu’s famed North Shore. Irrespective of their diverse backgrounds, the two surfers are excellent ambassadors of the sport and document their surf life in an unfiltered format.

So what occurs when you put two of surfing’s most effective vloggers jointly? Properly, they make it a mission to surf 1 of Hawaii’s top rated novelty waves. The Waimea River wave is fickle yet rippable, and only breaks when a rainstorm has swollen the river and water goes pouring into Waimea Bay. Of program, you cannot specifically regulate when that occurs. On this distinct situation, the Waimea River wave turned on in the middle of the night time.

Not to be deterred, Task and Gravy brought in some flood lights, flares and a complete whole lot of bravery. Browsing this powerful river wave––which empties into punishing shorebreak––is unsafe plenty of through daylight hrs. At night time, this beast gets a complete whole lot scarier. Test out their chaotic session in JOB’s edit above (river surfing begins at 17:thirty) or Ben Gravy’s edit beneath (begins at 10:thirty).

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