Deconstructing Teahupoo

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The definitive article on the wave and the bathymetry of Teahupoo that makes for the current “high water mark” in the search for the sickest tube ever. In a sidebar called “The Horror” Steve Pezman describes the effect that this successor to the Banzai Pipeline has on not only the surfers but the surf industry as they all jockey for position.