Alvaro Malpartida has spent recent months standing in the shade of perfect barrels in Mexico, Peru, Chile and Indonesia. In his forthcoming movie, Eyes Wide Open, the Peruvian charger shares sessions with the likes of Oscar Moncada, Greg Long, Mark Healy and Anthony Walsh, along with a plethora of local legends. The clips below should serve as a very satisfying appetiser.
Playa Zicatella is one of the key protagonists, and a heavyweight character it is. There are few things more intimidating than the heaving, shifting peaks of the Mexican Pipeline, but these boys seem to take it in their heroic stride.
Above are some offcuts from the Indo section. If these waves didn’t make the cut, imagine how good the final product is.
John John and Kelly break down their epic semi-final match up at Teahupoo
During a recent pulse of swell, 10-year-old aspring photographer, Alex Townsend headed out to one of Cape Town's outer reefs
Currently spinning out surf in the Mid Atlantic and is forecast to head north east over the Atlantic Ridge towards Europe