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Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational On High Alert

Updated: January 12, 2008, 6:19 PM ET
By Press Release | Quiksilver

WAIMEA BAY, OAHU, HI (January 12, 2008)—In one of the most epic winter weeks for surf from the Hawaiian Islands to the coast of California, organizers of the Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational in Memory of Eddie Aikau, the world's original big-wave surf competition held at Waimea Bay, Hawaii, have placed the event on high alert to possibly run tomorrow, Sunday, January 13.

The paddle-in only event requires a minimum swell height of 20 feet Hawaiian scale, which translates to wave face ...

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