January 22, 2023
Kai Lenny, left, and Aaron Gold, center, are cheered on by Jake Maki, right, in Hawaii's Waimea Bay on Oahu’s North Shore during the The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational surfing contest Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
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One of the world's most prestigious and storied surfing contests — dubbed the "Super Bowl of Surfing" — went forward Sunday in Hawaii for the first time in seven years with towering wave faces and a gigantic swell that was expected to grow throughout the day.
By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press January 22, 2023