Observations from a big-wave event that sent shockwaves around the world.
Australian charger Jamie Mitchell earns his first Big Wave Tour win in commanding fashion at the Nazaré Challenge.
The Australian won the first-ever WSL Big Wave Tour event at Portugal's infamous big-wave break.
The WSL desk team breaks down how six standouts made it into the Final at the inaugural Big Wave Tour event in Nazaré, Portugal.
The first Semifinal heat of the Nazaré Challenge was a wild affair.
Damien Hobgood sticks a heavy drop at Nazaré before pulling the eject button.
The legendary Australian started dominating from the first buzzer at the Nazaré Challenge.
The Chilean charger finds early form during Round One of the Nazaré Challenge.
The Portuguese native jumps ahead during Round One of the Nazaré Challenge.
Jamie Mitchell gets mowed down by a frothy lip in Semifinal Two at the Nazaré Challenge.
In the space of five years the Portuguese break has gone from unknown entity to a Big Wave Tour venue.
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The Maui local and recent winner of the first-ever Pe'ahi Women's Challenge stop by the desk to talk surfing, training, and making history.
More stunning moments from an epic day on Maui.
The Maui native talks about his second incredible win and what it means for him, and Hawaii.
Billy Kemper's second-straight win involved a perfect 10 in the Final.
Jaws delivers again for the WSL's Big Wave Tour event on Maui.
After winning the first-ever women's Big Wave Tour contest, the Maui local reflects on her triumph, her team and what's next.
Maui native Billy Kemper charged his way to victory at Jaws for the second year in a row.
Locals still rule the renowned big-wave arena of Pe'ahi.
The South African surged ahead of the pack Saturday to take a huge win in Mexico.
The last heat of the Puerto Escondido Challenge was hotly contested, with all six men charging.
The CT surfer topped the field of 24 to earn his first Big Wave Tour victory at Todos Santos in Mexico.
The Californian goes for broke in the Semifinal with a critical air drop on a ferocious Pea'hi peak.
Last year's Pe'ahi Challenge Champ dominates in Round One.
Maui native Billy Kemper wrestles a Pe'ahi monster on his way to a Round One win in the Pe'ahi Challenge.
The Nazaré Challenge in Portugal is on Green alert and could run Tuesday, December 20.
The Championship Tour warrior proves himself in pumping Pe'ahi surf with a critical barrel.
The South African caught his third bomb of the Semifinal with 2 minutes left to go.
Another year of big waves and even bigger performances is ahead.
The Californian packs a solid barrel in Round One of the Pe'ahi Challenge.
Billy Kemper stands tall in the barrel, comes out ahead of the spit for a strong start to the Pe'ahi Challenge Final.
Big-wave legend Mark Healey gives you a bird's eye view of Todos Santos.
The first Semifinal turned into the Grant "Twiggy" Baker show.
Makuakai Rothman charged out to an early lead in the second semifinal.
Get an in-depth look at how the stacked field of 24 big-wave stars got cut down to the final 6.
After taking a brutal beat down early on, the Hawaiian bounced back big to take the a crucial Round One win.
The Australian was near perfect in his Round One heat after nabbing a 10 point ride.
Makuakai Rothman paid a hefty toll for one of his massive Puerto barrels.
Nic Lamb jumps out in front of his Round 1 heat at the Todos Santos Challenge with an excellent ride.
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