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Ours Opens Up

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Ryan Hipwood

Photograph By Ted Grambeau/Red Bull Content Pool

It was intended to be a different kind of a surf contest, and the Red Bull Cape Fear Challenge, lived up to its billing. Held at Cape Solander on the outskirts of Sydney's Botany Bay, the break known as "Ours" went haywire on the final day of the waiting period as 16 of the world's premier big-wave riders took full advantage. Waves like this one caught by Ryan Hipwood proved that, given the opportunity, some guys will go on anything.