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The Banzai Pipeline on Oahu's North Shore

The Banzai Pipeline on Oahu's North Shore

Catch a Wave Snapshot Contest!

If there’s such thing as the perfect wave, you can find it along the North Shore of Oahu. And now winter storms in the Pacific Ocean are creating the biggest waves of the year for Hawaii’s beautiful beaches, making for intense surfing competitions like “The Eddie” in memory of legendary lifeguard of Waimea, Eddie Aikau.

This weekend, enter explore’s own surfing contest while you watch any of our Hawaii CamsPipeline, Waimea Bay, and Turtle Bay East and West. Whenever you catch a tasty snapshot of a big wave and share it in the comments sections below the cams, you’ve entered! Some of the best pics will receive prizes, and we’ll share others on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!

If you want to play to win but don’t have an explore account, here’s how to sign up!

For more Big Wave Weekend thrills, check out “The Ride” and surf our photo gallery of killer tubes. To learn more about the life of surfing hero Eddie Aikau watch our short film “Lifeguard Legends.”

Alright, now let’s hit the beach!

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