Everyone is a fan of surfing. There is no other feeling like it. Some people are scared to do it, and some are too lazy. However, there is no doubt that it the most loved and followed sport in the world. There are some crazy surfing spots in the world when you can have unlimited fun. Some of the craziest are listed below
The Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii
It is located on the island on the Oahu in Hawaii where modern surfing was developed with one of the heaviest waves in the world. Most surfers will never be good enough to ride here. It is everyone’s dream to surf here. Surfers consider it a great achievement surfing along its perfect crest and the waves scaling more than six meters over a shallow base of razor-blaze table reef. Ride in this one to commune with one of nature’s finest creations.
Supertubes, Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa
The best spot to surf around in South Africa is in the Dolphin Beach of Jeffrey’s Bay. Expert surfers flock here for rides up to 300 meters long. Jeffrey’s Bay is divided into sections – Kitchen Windows, Magna Tubes, Boneyards, and Supertubes. It comes under the top five right-hand ride in the world. It has achieved the prestigious Blue Flag status. The Dolphin Beach also has an amazing reef to snorkel.
Teahupo’o, Tahiti, French Polynesia
It is described as one of the most perfect and feared in the world. It has acquired the name “Wall of Heads” as its heavy hollow-breaking wave is as dangerous as it is rewarding. A pro surfer described it as, “It’s a short, intense ride and when it gets above 10 feet it’s one of the most surreal waves in the world – almost cartoonish”.
The water level out here sometimes reaches bone-chilling heights of 25 meters. This wave is meant for the gutsiest of board riders. The height of water levels can be explained by the storms happening at sea. One famous skilled surfer going by the name Mark Foo died surfing at this point. It is said that the only way to reach this waves at heights of 25 meters is by boat or jet-ski. If you come at it at the wrong angle and you are dessert for the fishes.
These are some of the widely famous surfing spots across the world. If you can surf in any of these without any hurdles, then, you can join a small club of overachievers and boast about it for the rest of your life.