An unforgiving beach break that is not for the faint-of-heart.
All the incredible moments from the final day of competition at the Big Wave Tour event in Mexico.
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 former Big Wave Tour champ came in before the halfway point after a heavy wipeout.
Get an in-depth look at how the stacked field of 24 big-wave stars got cut down to the final 6.
Makuakai Rothman charged out to an early lead in the second semifinal.
The South African caught his third bomb of the Semifinal with 2 minutes left to go.
The first Semifinal turned into the Grant "Twiggy" Baker show.
The South African caught the first wave of the day Saturday...and it was a good one.
The legendary Australian waterman got extremely close to scoring his second perfect ride of the day.
Nic Lamb vs. Cristian Merello vs. Jamie Mitchell vs. Rusty Long vs. Oscar Moncada vs. Jimel Corzo.
After taking a brutal beat down early on, the Hawaiian bounced back big to take the a crucial Round One win.
Makuakai Rothman paid a hefty toll for one of his massive Puerto barrels.
Makuakai Rothman vs. Carlos Burle vs. Trevor Carlson vs. Pedro Calado vs. Tom Lowe vs. Angelo Lozano.
New York's big-wave hero took control of Round One, Heat 2 at Puerto Escondido.
In the first heat of the 2016 BWT season, the 2015 World Champion picks up where he left off.
2016 Puerto Escondido Challenge Day 1