Conor Maguire is The Winter Session champ, as voted for by the panel of 36 shortlisted surfers.
Cyclone Lusi provides East Coast Oz with a taste of real power, after months of wind waves.
Two contrasting perspectives of the Atlantic winter.
Winter isn't all frenzied storms and big wave charging. In this session James Parry finds a hour of tranquil rights to dispel the winter blues.
Hercules arguably looked more alluring in the Canary Islands than Northern Europe, but it was no less potent. Alex Zirke plucked a big wave gun from his quiver and sought out a spot which only works on truly exceptional swells.
The Algarve may not seem like the most wintry of locations, however, when the Atlantic churns into overdrive there are few better places find yourself.
A spectacular day at the most worshipped spit of sand in Europe. Natxo González can hardly believe his luck as he's spewed from a succession of Basque barrels.
Sergey Rasshivaev ripping apart dark brown windslop near the city of Saint Petersburg.
A single wave grants Ricky Kirby a month's worth of face time. No slow-mo, no repeat cuts, it just keep on going.
Basque junior Imanol Yeregui taking on thundering Roka Puta. Very few groms looked at the oncoming Hercules swell and immediately picked out their big wave gun.