Marti Paradisis, the man with the name of a lounge bar cocktail is more commonly known by the nickname of The Moose. And here he is, on the loose, in his homeland of Tasmania.
Notice how much further up the point he is sitting than everyone else and his proximity to the rocks, needing to add that frisson of danger to your every day session is probably some kind of illness you catch out at his regular haunt of Shipstern Bluff. Shot on a wide angle lens, he could probably be stroking that lump which flashes past him in the tube mid session.
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.
We break down the reasons why Edouard might be the most interesting storm of the season so far.
Next week we have great looking numbers for Trestles, the Wedge and elsewhere in Southern California.
Big old Tasmanian tubes and Marti Paradisis in the land of empty slabs.