Sequence: Jamie O'Brien at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on January 27, 2016. Photos by Aaron Lynton. An entry into the 2016 Paddle Award category.
Day 2 of the Burleigh Pro saw top seeds tackle tricky conditions at the QS1,000.
Ian Walsh stroked into this incredible gem during the epic Jaws session of January 15. 2016. Shot by Forrest Dein.
The CT surfer topped the field of 24 to earn his first Big Wave Tour victory at Todos Santos in Mexico.
Big-wave legend Mark Healey gives you a bird's eye view of Todos Santos.
Watch big-wave chargers from Aaron Gold to Brad Domke take on Maui's heavy break.
Greg Long pulls off the late drop before being taken down by the white water for a solid start to Round 1 at the Todos Santos Challenge.
The World's Best Four Women Junior surfers emerge from the crowd on day 4 in Ericeira.
Even an 11-time World Champion needs fresh inspiration. See what he's got in mind for 2016.
The WSL Championship Tour athletes put on a show throughout the course of the season which included nineteen rides 10-point rides.
Go behind the scenes with WSL talent Peter Mel, Strider Wasilewski, Todd Kline, Ross Williams and Rosy Hodge.
The world's best up-and-coming surfers are headed to Portugal for the biggest competition of the year.
Some of the world's best big wave chargers discuss the honor of being invited to surf in the prestigious competition.
Peru's Piccolo Clemente claims second World Longboard Title in China.
With Mick Fanning's World Title on the line, Medina's maneuver decided their fates at Pipeline -- and helped win him the Triple Crown.
Watch the epic battle between heavyweight chargers Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning and John John Florence in Round 4 of the Billabong Pipe
Watch the action-packed drama that unfolded in epic conditions. Up next: Three World Title contenders head into the Quarters.
With a World Title on the line, the Australian heavyweight found the wave he needed to move from last place to first in Round 4.
The 11-time World Champion finds a huge tube to kick off his heat.
A look at what makes the stage of the 2015 World Title finale one of the toughest in the world.
The soon-to-be retiree pulls a vanishing act when he gets pitted in Round 1 of the Billabong Pipe Masters.
"I'm a worker": In his tenth season on Tour, the Brazilian continues to chase his first World Title.
See how Carissa Moore, Courtney Conlogue, Keala Kennelly and Tatiana Weston-Webb took on Pipeline.
Uruguay's Marco Giorgi finds a hollow tube at Pipe.
The up-and-coming Hawaiian just won the Sunset Pro Junior. See what she can do outside of competition.
Trevor Sven Carlson slots the bowl with deft precision at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on January 10, 2016.
Shane Dorian is seen from a water angle as he pulls off a legendary late air drop just before the start of the Pe'ahi Challenge.
Marcio Freire can be seen through the heavy sea mist as he paddles into the biggest wave of his life.
Steffi Kerson's step-off-gone-wrong at Teahup'oo might make you think twice.
Carlos Burle gets some air, nearly recovers but tips backwards into the maelstrom at Jaws during the Pe'ahi Challenge.
Mark Mathews hurls himself over the ledge and makes to the bottom in a legendary drop before the Pe'ahi Challenge.
Benjamin Sanchis steals the show during an epic session with this deep barrel at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii.
Francisco Porcella slots into a marvelous backside bowl but comes unstuck and enjoys a bit of a tumble at Jaws.
Makai McNamara received an interference call, but was able to make the advance with a perfect 10.
Dusty Payne bags a beast during Volcom Pipe Pro.
Kelly Slater makes a vertical descent into a massive tube and gets fired out.
Makai McNamara makes a steep drop into Backdoor and finds his way out.
Tom Whitaker finds a deep cavern during the Volcom Pipe Pro.
North Shore local Jamie O'Brien finds perfection in his backyard.
Bruce Irons earns big score at Volcom Pipe Pro.
Catch the best waves from the up-and-coming Aussie at his first big win.