Get your new year started right – by checking out this week’s Best of the Boards. We’ve got surfers on enormous waves, killer whales crushing canoes, battling bucks and giant salamanders. You won’t (and shouldn’t) believe some of these photos and videos from around the message board world.

Video: Killer whale crushing canoe isn’t real (scroll down to find out why) (
Topic: Driver runs elk off cliff (
Video: Bucks battle to the death (
Video: Dolphin Stampede! (
Pics: Enormous Iowa Buck (
Video: Biggest wave ever surfed? (
Pics: World record elk? (
Pics: 10-foot salamanders? (
Topic: Bluegills as striper bait? (
Topic: Same fish twice in one day? (