10.00" x 8.00"
12.00" x 10.00"
Jaws 2011 Poster
by John Kaelin
Jaws 2011 by John Kaelin - 10" x 8"
Archival Matte Paper
Rolled in a Tube
Jaws 2011 poster by John Kaelin. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Surfer paddled into this wave at Jaws, Maui, on 2-8-2011. This is a reconstruction based on ONE frame from a cliff-angle video. Looking down from... more
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Surfer paddled into this wave at Jaws, Maui, on 2-8-2011. This is a reconstruction based on ONE frame from a cliff-angle video. Looking down from the cliff at Jaws makes the wave look taller than when viewed from water-angle. This was a long ride, awarded "ride of the year" by the Billabong XXL. The wave is probably over 40 feet. The surfer is Danilo Couto.
About John Kaelin
These are true-to-scale paintings of the biggest waves ever surfed in high definition. Some are imaginary reconstructions of actual events, such as Ken at Log Cabins on "Biggest Wednesday", and Greg Noll at Makaha. There were no photos taken of their historic rides. Others are from sketches I made from viral videos and photos. All surfer and photographer names are available on request. The Mike Parsons wave painting is based on the original photograph by Robert Brown but with a unique view of the trough. There IS NO photograph of Ken Bradshaw's biggest wave. Hank's famous photo featured on Ken Bradshaw's web site was a smaller 65-footer Ken rode later the same day. Greg Noll's wave is mythical, with the scale based on...
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