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Surfers tackle very large waves at Tahiti's Teahupo'o

Here's a story about the Billabong Pro Tahiti 2011 contest that was called off for a day due to high surf.  

Kirstin Scholtz

In this photo released by Association of Surfing Professionals, Travis Logie, of Durban, South Africa, free falls down a solid three-meter wave during round three of the Billabong Pro Tahiti at Teahupo'o in Tahiti, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011.

Kirstin Scholtz

In this photo released by Association of Surfing Professionals, Bruce Irons of Kauai, Hawaii, rides a massive tow-in surfing day during a lay day at the Billabong Pro Tahiti, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011. Irons is the brother of the late three times Association of Surfing Professionals World Champion Andy Irons.