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Garrett McNamara and Kealii Mamala have done the unlikely form of glacier surfing

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Garrett McNamara and Kealii MamalaGarrett McNamara and Kealii Mamala

Garrett McNamara and Kealii Mamala achieved glacier surfing for the first time have done the unlikely form of glacier surfing and have become the first people to ride a wave caused by a glacier. McNamara and Mamala, one on a surfboard and the other riding a jetski, brace themselves at the foot of the Child's Glacier, in south-central Alaska, as the thunderous roar of the crashing ice falling into the sea begins.
The pair spent nearly three weeks camping at the 400 ft Child's Glacier in south-central Alaska waiting for the perfect wave.Garrett McNamara and Kealii Mamala ride the thunderous and freezing wave caused by a falling glacier.
The adventure was inspired by photgrapher Ryan Casey in 1995 who suggested surfing on glacier waves.

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