“PROJECT AVALANCHE,” BY DREW KAMPION (1980)

Drew Kampion’s “Project Avalance” feature ran in the November 1980 issue of Surfing magazine. This version has been slightly edited. *  *  * SYNOPSIS On January 1, 1980, a manned canoe launched into two of the largest breaking waves ever ridden. Fortunately, photographers were present to record this incredible event. More fortunately still, everyone survived….