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The Science Behind Surfing At Shipstern Bluff

The Southern Hemisphere’s most notorious surfing slab is hosting this year’s Red Bull Cape Fear, so watch this video to get acquainted with how Tasmania’s Shipstern Bluff keeps on motoring.

After running one of the craziest surfing events the world has ever seen in 2016, Mark Mathews and his crew decided to ramp things up further for the latest instalment of Red Bull Cape Fear. After tackling Cape Solander in Sydney, Australia, in the midst of a 50-year-storm last time around, this time the field of invited stars and local talent will be squaring off at Shipstern Bluff off the coast of the Australian island state of Tasmania.
The ’Stern’ is a wave like no other. From the infamous step to the cliffs where it breaks and the cold water and rogue wildlife, there’s no shortage of vicious variables at the Southern Hemisphere’s most famous slab.


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Tooth andNail says:

Hawaiians calling it 6'

Casper Javen says:

The science of the wave: "its because of the reef"

JM Studios says:

Please do another one!

songs with cam says:

The “science” behind Shipsterns: There’s steps. Wow how am i going to remember everything i learned from this video?

Fourteen Sacred Words says:

We’re pretty lucky us Tasmanian’s we really do live in the best place on the planet

MitchMBowring1 says:

Did an old, chubby, Jewish fella with an Afro bring anyone else here?

Morgone Music says:

That is the gnarliest wave I have ever seen

Ryan Carey says:

This Wave is Waveception

LB says:

Awesome video. Considering its only been surfed since 2000, its history isnt too bad yet. But unfortunately, its deadly reputation will come.

shane marz says:

Hold my beer I'll surf it

drsoftee says:

This wave has more science than Albert Einstein yo!

Tynan Bressan says:

Please make more of these science videos, they're the best! says:

Crazy how these daredevils punish themselves and continue to walk away Keep up the great work.

dzachodu says:

Where are these 4 story buildings that are only 30ft tall? And who were they built for?

Zoltan Toth says:

Van egy csodaszerem és másfél éve
találtam fel, nem kel Saslézerklinika!!! sokaknak segíttetem már 1perc
és kész csukott szemre használok biztonságos 100%garancia nem kamu és
szürke hályogot is le húzza én 41éves vagyok és úgy láttok mint egy
10éves gyerek, szóval nemkel szemüveg aki engem választ, nem bánja meg
szeretnék a tévében beszélni a szemüvegről hogy mit is okoz statisztikát

Steven Murillo says:

Fucking beautiful and I've never even been on a board

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