Worst Wipeout & Best Performance Nominees Announced For Billabong XXL Awards

Worst Wipeout & Best Performance Nominees Announced For Billabong XXL Awards

Watching as insane surfers take on the biggest waves on the planet is crazy enough. But the best part of the night during the Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards is always the wipeouts – so brutal and jaw dropping, you can’t help but watch as surfers get tossed, tumbled, slammed, and escape death in waves […]

Video: Is This The Worst Wipeout Ever?

Video: Is This The Worst Wipeout Ever?

Nathan Fletcher said he had one of those life flashing before your eyes moments before he stacked it due to the sheer velocity of the water off the reef on this wave. It’s that point at about 1:02 where he complete disconnects from the wave, that moment of no return, sudden regrets and just hoping […]

(Intermediate) Surf Lessons No.23: Surfing Big Waves

(Intermediate) Surf Lessons No.23: Surfing Big Waves

Surfing big waves is a whole different type of surfing. Some people love it some people hate it but if you want to become and all round surfer with the full package it’s a must do!!

Maya Gabeira on broken bones, bad backs, and asthma

Maya Gabeira on broken bones, bad backs, and asthma

“It’s not a bad thing having asthma if you surf big waves” Big-wave surfer Maya Gabeira isn’t just about cover shoots and sunkissed Brazilian beaches. Broken bones, a twisted back and asthma are a big part of the queen of big surf’s story…