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Florence dominates Da Hui Backdoor Shootout Day 1.

Updated: January 4, 2011, 2:17 PM ET
By Daniel Ikaika Ito

The 2011 Da Hui Backdoor Shootout kicked off the North Shore post season yesterday with Pipeline offering 6- to 8-foot barrels. This contest is a barrel fest that always serves up big waves and big cash prizes. First place is $40,000 this year.

Besides the huge payout for the victor, and the "chance to surf Pipe with three other guys" cliché, Da Hui Backdoor Shootout is a chance for the Hawaii residents to showcase their skills on the world's most dangerous wave.

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