” The renowned Banzai Pipeline is one of the heaviest and most photographed waves in the world. Thick left tubes explode over a shallow, jagged and totally unforgiving reef. Always packed with an international assortment of the most skilled shortboarders, bodyboarders and hard-charging modern longboarders to be found anywhere. Second Reef begins to break once the swell hits 10 feet. Third Reef reaches 25 feet and is some of the most spectacular breaks you’ve ever seen. “
Kauai is an island in the Central Pacific, part of the Hawaiian archipelago. It’s nicknamed “the Garden Isle” thanks to the tropical rainforest covering much of its surface. The dramatic cliffs and pinnacles of its Na Pali Coast have served as a backdrop for major Hollywood films, while 10-mile-long Waimea Canyon and the Nounou Trails traversing the Sleeping Giant mountain ridge are hiking destinations.