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Teahupoo surf-wave
French Polynesia is lying in the South Pacific, some 18.000 km away from mainland France.
It consists of 118 islands spread over 5 archipelagoes among which the Society archipelago with comprises the Windward Islands (Tahiti, Moorea and Tetiaroa)....
Located south-east of the Tahiti peninsula, Teahupoo is the farthest village on its coastline. There the road, squeezed between the mountain and the ocean, comes to its end.
Surfing has always been deeply rooted in the culture and tradition of this village. Opposite the village is the Hava'e pass and its mighty tubular "left "surf wave...
Welcome to the most famous wave in French Polynesia. It was indeed discovered 3 years ago by professional surfers. It is a huge wave created by a sucking ebbing effect: as the lagoon empties, a mass of water flows in and destroys everything in its path.
"Teahupoo" is an enormous left wave which does not respect anything or anyone and that some professional surfers have refused to ride on, because it is so mighty.
It is even more powerful than the Pipe in Hawaii with a tube quite as big as the wave itself.
This wave is one of Tahiti's natural wonders


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