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Topic: Big Wave Swimming

Views: 1860

replies: 3

By:

Jimmy

Posted in

Fiji Fiji

 

Big Wave Swimming

« on: May 12 2009 06:05:00 »

Hello,
I'm not a surfer. And I don't plan to learn it.
I'm just fascinated by big waves and that's why I love to swim in such.
Now I'm looking for a place (anywhere on the world) where I can find a nice beach with big waves that are not too dangerous to swim in. The most surf spots I found are not directly at the beach, rather some miles away from the beach, that's not relevant for me since I can't swim that far :p

Also it would be awesome if it's a nice place ;)

Thank you,
Jimmy



By:

onguard

RE: Big Wave Swimming

« Reply #1 on: May 17 2009 07:05:00 »

Jimmy,
Sounds like a recipe for disaster. big waves or waves with over 10' faces are dangerous to anyone who cant swim 2 miles in the ocean. i would suggest you start by bodysurfing waves you are comfortable with and work your way up. waves breaking over sand bottom would be the better choice too. good luck!

By:

Jimmy

RE: Big Wave Swimming

« Reply #2 on: May 18 2009 21:05:00 »

Thanks for your post!

I'm not looking for anything bigger than 10 feet ;)
I just don't like boring beaches with 2 inch waves...

Thinking about Maui currently.. what do you think?

It should be a place with big waves and beautiful to make holidays, too


Thanks


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