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Mataveri, a world class left pointbreak, looking pretty friendly.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
A surfer and an artist, "El Kenny" is one of the coolest locals around.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
You will be amazed by what lies beneath.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
The art of surfing and sculpture by Brandon and Te Pou Huke respectively© 2014 Alan Thiznau
After the session, Chileans, Peruvians and locals Mandy, Zuzuki, Kenny and Tama gather on the rocks just to enjoy the show.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
Hetereki at his front yard, taking a rest from work.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
When isn't big, the waves are likely to be more dangerous. Here is Fabio, from Peru, hoping to make it on a very shallow lava bottom at Mataveri.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
Vivi, another gem of the south coast.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
Uti Araki's got the tow-in equipment ready for the big days on the south coast. Unfortunately, it didn't get big enough at this time of the year.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
The two sides of paradise: Pakaia and Hanga Roa© 2014 Alan Thiznau
Welcome to the winners' podium. The cream of February lies before you in four spectacular Atlantic sessions, big barrels being the theme.
The symbiosis of surfer and winter. The Astray Collective and Finisterre bring you a short narrated by Matt Smith and produced by Mickey Smith
Local Canarian, Lazi Ruedegger, finds some golden moments between the storms.
Nelscott Reef will today host the fifth stop of the Big Wave World Tour, kicking off with a women's superheat.
The European Association of Surfing Doctors announces its third annual conference, to be held at Mullaghmore on September 9.