Every surf break has a name—and a good story that goes along with it.
Every surf break on Oahu, even the ones that only emerge during historic swells, has a name.
And these backstories can be intriguing, clever and downright hilarious. Here are some of the stories behind Oahu’s surf breaks, thanks to the mana?o (thought, belief, theory) of historian John Clark.
Pipeline, North Shore
One of the most famous waves on O?ahu’s North Shore, Banzai Pipeline was likely named after … More