O’Neill’s Wave of the Winter is a contest for the people. With hundreds of worthy entries to the video contest, it was tough to distill it down to 20 minutes of the wildest rides on the North Shore. We’re talking some of the craziest Outer Reef waves we've ever seen, mixed in with equally intense Backdoor, Off-the-Wall and Pipe barrels. And while there is only ever one winner -- who will take home $25,000 -- this documented the best of these spectacular rides over the whole winter and packaged it into a short film that celebrates the heroes of the North Shore.
For someone whose already afraid of the ocean, it seems like there's any number of sketchy things that can happen while surfing. Shark attacks, reef collisions, drowning, you name it, it's all terrifying. So when you add surfing next to a giant tanker ship that could squish you at any second it seems even sketchier. But that's what Captain James Fulbright is all about. Essentially, when water is displaced by the ship, it gets caught up in an existing stern wave. All the excess water makes
When Nathan Florence says a session is “PSYCHO” you know the guy isn’t lying. This is after all the surfer known for his high-caliber, effortless big-wave surfing, which is largely showcased by his personal vlog. In his latest episode he brings us to an undisclosed break in Mexico where the stars align for one hell of a paddle session. We recommend making it to at least minute 3:50, which has one of the coolest POVs of Florence getting absolutely barreled. Yeehaw!
Hawaiian surfer royalty Coco Ho just revealed what she was up to this past winter...ripping huge waves. While many of us were stuck in cold weather, Coco was busy on the North Shore of Oahu back doing what she does best in the water. After missing her first ever cut for the 2019 J-Bay Open and dealing with a career altering injury, Coco is ready for her comeback. Her effortless wave slaying and good energy is the closest thing to enchanting. Check out this short highlight video to catch