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Topic: India surf spots in "Thicker Than Water"

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By:

Paul

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India surf spots in "Thicker Than Water"

« on: December 11 2005 14:12:00 »

Does anyone know where the surfing in India in Thicker than Water takes place?

By:

neil

RE: India surf spots in

« Reply #1 on: January 01 2006 19:01:00 »

I am not certain what you mean by " thicker than water " but i am presuming you mean thick and heavy waves? If so it all depends on the season. During monsoon season the waves will be thicker and taller. Thicker waves are more dangerous than tall thin waves. A clear example of very thick and heavy waves is at a break called Teahupoo. Probably the baddest and most intense waves on the planet.

By:

neil

RE: India surf spots in

« Reply #2 on: January 01 2006 20:01:00 »

google teahupoo waves and click on the first web page. Than on the page scroll down to halfway and click on picture of Laird Hamilton. That is teahupoo and that particular wave and and ride by Hamilton is regarded as the thickest and most dangerous wave ever ridden, ever!!  The wave is about 20-25 feet high. The real clincher is the lip of the wave which is about 10 -12 feet thick!! No other wave compares both in danger and pure thickness.

By:

luke

RE: India surf spots in

« Reply #3 on: January 02 2006 01:01:00 »

thicker than water is a surfing movie by emmet malloy and jack johnson neil hahah.



By:

neil

RE: India surf spots in

« Reply #4 on: January 02 2006 10:01:00 »

oops, I feel like a fool now!  LOL    (:>

By:

spam

RE: India surf spots in

« Reply #5 on: January 13 2006 12:01:00 »

I think they are surf spots in the movie are in the Andaman islands (not sure if correct spelling ?) I also heard they got hit pretty hard by the tsunami so not sure how the breaks are working now? should be ok though.
I would love to go surfing there must be one of the best sections in the dvd


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