While much of the country is dealing with truly miserable weather, surfers are flocking to a beach just south of San Francisco and Hawaii's North Shore for some of the biggest waves seen there in a decade. So what is it like to surf waves reaching over 50 feet high? Anderson spoke with professional surfer Laird Hamilton.
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