Mark Mathews used to be terrified of large waves, now look at him.
“I think I just fell in love with that feeling you get from being terrified but still doing it.” He says. Ironically, it was the urge to provide his mum with some real estate as a reward for helping him conquer his fears, which pushed him on, and almost killed him. Nothing ventured, nothing gained…
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...
From the Caribbean to Nova Scotia (and maybe even Europe) the forecast is for a medium sized swell to grace your local beach.
Like a lot of the waves in the edit, this one is a grower. Dusty Payne and Yadin Nicol make light work of things you'd sail on by.
Highlight of the day was the 17-year-old brother of local legend Manoa. He blew everyone away.