[Video] The Biggest Surf Competition Ever, Filmed On The Phantom

This day at Teahupoo- Aug 27th 2011 during the Billabong Pro waiting period is what many are calling the biggest and gnarliest Teahupoo ever ridden. Chris Bryan was fortunate enough to be there working for Billabong on a day that will go down in the history of big wave surfing. The French Navy labeled this day a double code red prohibiting and threatening to arrest anyone that entered the water.
Kelly Slater described the day by saying "witnessing this was a draining feeling being terrified for other people's lives all day long, it's life or death. Letting go of that rope one time can change your life and not many people will ever experience that in their life."
All images where shot by Chris Bryan using the Phantom HD Gold camera. To see more of Chris' work check out his website. www.chrisbryanfilms.com
Music: Lower Your Eyelids to Die with the Sun' by M83.

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aww man, the video does not exist. was excited to see that one

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That's funny, it was just launched today and when I posted it, it already had over 200k views in just a few hours of being live. I wonder why he pulled it. 

Well, it is a Phantom video.

you can see it here
amazing footage

outside magazine has it, along with a bunch of other really good videos: