Flipping Out On The North Shore

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Mark Healey doing his stuntman thing at Pipeline. Photo: Bielmann/SPL


Strong trade winds make for the perfect ramp as Gabriel Medina becomes the second surfer to complete a backflip. That and a some heavy ripping in the north swell dominated week that was on the North Shore of Oahu.


Above: Gabriel’s backflip from a few days after the one in the gallery.