Laird Hamilton rides a wave at Teahupo’o that changes perception of what is possible

On an outer Tahitian reef break known as Teahupo’o, Laird Hamilton road a wave so massive, so powerful, it redefined what big wave riders thought was possible.

Surfer Magazine Cover - Teahupo'o Laird Hamilton

There may be more ways of pronouncing Teahupo’o than there are letters in the English alphabet.  Two of the most common are Chee-yow-po and Cho-poo.  No matter how it is pronounced, when there’s large surf, Teahupo’o’s reef break is one of the most dangerous that can be surfed.

Read more and watch the video at Jim Caldwell’s NorthShoreHawaii

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