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Watch Paige Alms and other surfing greats tackle insane Hawaiian winter surf

As Xeni has attested, recent surf in Hawaii has been remarkable. Some are saying Paige Alms caught the greatest big wave barrel ever caught by a female surfer, thanks to the unusual wave angle and nearly nonexistent breeze. Decide for yourself!

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Incredible super-slow motion surfing video

Pitted. So pitted. (Directed by Chris Bryan.)

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WATCH: Hypnotic drone footage of Mentawai Islands surfing

This mesmerizing drone footage by Paul "The Bird" Borrud is like a 5-minute vacation. Perfect waves. Perfect locale. Perfect song (Mapusa). Below, some stills.

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R2D2 and Walking Dead surfboards spotted at Surf Expo

My 17yo niece Katie Graef cruised the halls of the 2013 Surf Expo in Florida this week, and spotted two particularly Boing-y items: Above and below, boards shaped by Ricky Carroll and airbrushed by Josh DelRocco, of rickycarrollsurfboards.com. R2D2 and The Walking Dead.

Oh, and Katie also spotted a bulldog on a skateboard.

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Karl "Bones" Urban promises Star Trek 2 footage, shows us something else

Karl Urban, who plays Leonard McCoy in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek movies, promised Comic Con attendees that he'd show them new footage from the set of the wrapped sequel. But first: surfing. And a Judge Dredd teaser poster. Sorry, Cumberbitches. No Urban-spoilers today. (via Geeks of Doom)