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.
ROUND of 64, the big guns arrive before spluttering out on a dying Sunset Beach swell. Strike two for the WQS.
RINGSIDE history: the houses overlooking Rocky Point have some serious stories to tell, here's four of them.
PRESENT and future shone at the Gidget Pro Sunset Beach - Gilmore's hat-trick and Carissa's maiden triumph.
MICK Fanning, Parko and Jordy ruling the roost during a Rocky Point and Off The Wall freesurf.
WHILST the North Shore was maxed-out Honolua Bay was firing. The Maui mission payed off for the searchers.
ONE year in review of the world's best left. 2009 really was up there for all time swells and consistency.
JOEL Centeio walked to work and was cheered to victory at Reef Hawaiian Pro. Real hometown hero time.
JORDY Smith and Eric Gieselman duke out a full-bore aerial battle before Gas Chambers ignited.