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Ouch! Nine big wipeouts from the Billabong Pro Tahiti

A rare empty wave makes it way through the inside at Teahupoo
Teahupoo © WSL/Kelly Cestari




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Find out how devastating a slip at Chopes can be

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 28 July, 2016 - The world's best will be dropping into Teahupo'o lefts in less than a month and potential glory - or disaster - awaits them. With only three feet of water between the riders and a razor sharp reef, every fall can have serious consequences.

Billabong compiled 9 of the gnarliest, most painful wipeouts from past Billabong Pro Tahiti events in one clip that shows just how devastating a slip at this massive wave can be. Be sure to watch the Billabong Pro Tahiti starting August 19, 2016. 




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