03.08.15 by Jeff

WTF Video of the Day: Robbie Maddison Rides Iconic Tahiti Waves on Motorbike

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This is not CGI, DC Shoes just released a ridiculous video of Robbie “Maddo” Maddison riding a modified motorbike into a wave at Teahupo’o. Not sure how the surf community will feel about Tahiti’s iconic waves being charged by a guy in motocross gear, the part where he rips past some people paddling just makes it all seem so obnoxious. While it’s hard to deny its brilliance from a design standpoint, this video will surely be divisive.

Watch Robbie Maddison’s “PIPE DREAM” video below.

 

DC Shoes “Pipe Dream”

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Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Joe

    Yeah – amazing visuals but a pretty uncool thing to do.

  • john mejias

    I really enjoyed the problem solving here with the mechanics of the bike. Why did the video have to be obnoxious and bratty?

  • That was sick. Hands down. Have you seen Young Feathers? The jet pack video? Ridic. And your welcome.





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