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Featuring Mick Fanning and Jamie O’Brien, Anthony Walsh and Mason Ho. Of course, great surfers need to team up with great filmers, and this year, we tapped some of the best, including Jacob Wooden, Matt Kleiner, Alex Laurel, and Maui Media Cartel. Take one last look at the year that was, and then buckle up for an epic 2017.

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If he isn’t one of your favorites yet, make room on the list. This guy is an absolute beast and no spot is safe when he rides into town. Give a big round of a applause for the newest member of the Deathwish family.

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Earlier Dana White appeared on ‘The Herd’ on FS1 and made the official offer for the fight, $25 mil each plus part of the Pay-Per-View profits. Floyd was insulted by the offer and told the camera to look at his watch, a limited edition Hublot Laferrari which are worth roughly $300k!

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Terrifying footage from Portugal of British surfer Andrew Cotton and the failed attempt to rescue him. A rescue jet ski, driven by his team partner and professional surfer Hugo Vau, struggles to find Cotton in the mass of white water and Cotton is forced to duck under a monster. Eventually Vau finds him but as he’s preparing to get them out of danger, a third enormous wave nails them, capsizing the jet ski and knocking both men into the water.

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Every year for the past 3 years, Candide Thovex has released a new video entitled “one of those days”, featuring him doing a crazy line down a mountain. We can only hope this will be part of his fourth installment!

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History is made in moments large and small. But the last week of December showed Nazaré’s teeth in full form. First came the carnage of the Nazaré Challenge, where Jamie Mitchell led a collection of the world’s best big-wave surfers in macking (even for Naz), unruly conditions. Then came the free-surf session on Thursday, December 22. Check it out.

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A snowboarder got caught in an avalanche and captured the experience through his helmet camera. Luckily, he was wearing a ‘Black Diamond Halo 28 JetForce Avalanche Airbag Pack’ that brought him to the surface. The backpack was a birthday gift from his friends.

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We never, ever tire of watching it. And hearing the stories behind it. Because, and here’s the thing: surfers are generally horrible when it comes to talking about their own surfing. But they are amazing when recounting almost dying. Not sure why, but it’s true.

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Andrew Dakich’s life may have flashed right before his eyes. Campus police made a surprise visit to the Michigan basketball team room, naming the Wolverines guard in several investigations and requesting immediate attention from the University Compliance office. Dakich nearly lost it, getting on the edge of his seat in disbelief. But they had good news. Coach John Beilein sent the two officers to deliver the news that Dakich was being placed on full scholarship.

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AMA Motocross champ Ken Roczen hops on board Jeremy McGrath’s 1996 Honda CR250 at the legendary Castillo Ranch in California in tribue to McGrath’s iconic segment from the classic motocross film, Terrafirma 2.

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From the mountains of Utah to the streets of Los Angeles, these guys rode hard in 2016, and this collection of footage is so full of banger’s you’ll think its new years eve all over again!

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‘Lookin to Build’ is an invitational event which begun in the Fall of 2016. Episode 1 takes place at Skydive Spaceland in Houston, Texas. Highlights include angles, smoke, and more friendship than you can shake a stick at! For information on future events or to request an invitation, please reach out to Guru on Facebook or Instagram.

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Boo’s mixture of talent and hard work make him a force to be reckoned with. Enjoy his new video part.

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“It was particularly hard to film in this spot as most of the ramps are 5ft or smaller but it’s on my door step, it’s only 3.5 and its cool to give your local parks some coverage.” – @thewebbieshow

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In Africa? That far away from the beach while the sun is setting? Benji Brand you are one brave son of a bitch. Africa has some of pretty gnarly sharks and they love to feed at this time of day. Still, you gotta pay to play. And it looks like Benji has mastered this break. Undoubtedly one of the best left’s on the planet.

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In the first episode of TAG Heuer’s big wave series “Don’t Crack Under Pressure” the world of high surf rescue is examined in depth. A WSL production.

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Watch his reaction, study it from all conceivable angles, and listen to the commentators who sympathise with the man writhing on the ground but end up mocking him anyway (which, to be fair, is the appropriate response in this situation as long as your cojones aren’t the ones being uncomfortably compressed). Somehow, Cartwright didn’t die, and managed to return to the game.

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As a Hollywood star, Golden-Globe winning, Emmy Award- nominated actor and producer Idris Elba has made a career of playing a tough guy. Now he’s about to find out if he really is one. He’s set himself an extraordinary personal challenge to become a pro kickboxer in just 12 months. But even with the help of the best trainers in the world can someone with no experience become a genuine contender in the bloodiest of sports?