Anyone who devotes their life to charging slabs will eventually eat rock, and the Irish crew have seen more than their fair share of fractured spines and shattered tibiae. Those of you hungry to tackle Rileys and Aileens should take a long look at these wipeouts before paddling out.
Oliver Nermerich went to the Algarve for a blogger event and stayed to make a surf movie.
A pin sharp glance through the Hurley Pro as we (roughly) approach the mid point.
It may be too late for the ASP Big Wave World Tour, but Dungeons lit up.
Conor Maguire harks towards a time when the cold and dark wraps back in and the lows deepen, spinning thick ropes of swell towards Ireland.
Italy has waves and Sardinia has some of the best spots, places you would not believe. Leonardo Fioravanti knows that better than most...