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+19 1. ranger98 commented 11 years ago

That looks like a lot of fun. :D
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+8 2. redbullhorn commented 11 years ago

good efforts ! award 3 monkeys :(|) :(|) :(|)
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+49 3. zerorain commented 11 years ago

Thanks for destroying the beach. :O
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+48 4. Reaperdaddy commented 11 years ago

what the hell have they created ?? in the end it looks like the panama canal :D where is all this water coming from ? they somehow altered the beach quite a lot...
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+35 5. arcanol commented 11 years ago

it just got bigger and bigger and bigger :O
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+23 6. iIZMOG commented 11 years ago

looks like so much work, but such a payoff!
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+7 7. Gmastershief commented 11 years ago

I wonder how much time they spend to create such cool waves?
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+7 8. Usdevildoggmc commented 11 years ago

haha wow that must have been so fun..... and I don't think I need to remind u guys how strong water current is.... these dudes just divided the beach in half I wonder if the power of the current is just going to keep making it bigger and bigger....
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+8 9. Alphonsus commented 11 years ago

#3 The beach hasn't been destroyed. It's merely changed shape.
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+8 10. loadrunner commented 11 years ago

They drained a whole lake?
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+5 11. WhiteWolf commented 11 years ago

Well that water source must be on higher level than sea. But where they found that quantity and so close to sea?
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-1 12. cretia commented 11 years ago

Was a nice beach
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+31 13. RandurSource commented 11 years ago

This is great!

I think it's done with use of the tide (at the Waimea River).

They dig a trench during low tide, from a still water part the size of a lake that was flooded during high tide, down to the sea.

So the next high tide will probably fix the beach, fill up a new lake, and they can do it again.

Here is the video at regular speed:

Use google maps to show a nice topview of the Waimea River:
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+3 14. Cosmoney commented 11 years ago

Man made Waves :x
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+3 15. mydixiewrecked commented 11 years ago

thats is just awesome, they made one of those wave rides you see on a cruise ship or at the waterpark and it was free!
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+3 16. MattiKattila commented 11 years ago

What is the name of the song? cool video btw!
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+1 17. Cosmoney commented 11 years ago

#16 ... Name of the song "The Black Seeds - Coming Back Home" :D
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+2 18. cosminb commented 11 years ago

#13 Thanks for the Google Maps link. I think I see the 'cut' where they made the waves... 8-)
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+1 19. muirdrive commented 10 years ago

I am completely puzzled on this one. Is that a tidal pool that they were digging towards or a lake? Hope some one can tell us who was actually part of it. It looked like a good time though.