Sometimes hurricanes disappoint and sometimes they fill your barrel bucket to the brim.
Ryan Burch drawing lines of expression at two of Indonesia's best left hand points
From Europe to the West Coast of the States Alex Botelho had one hell of a season
These are the fortunate few. Many epic sessions have fallen by the wayside, victims to our ruthless monthly culls, but the results are wondrous to behold.
Patagonia is a challenging lover, said the English novelist, Bruce Chatwin. It haunts you, it bewitches you, it wraps you in its arms and does not let you go.
Welcome to the winners' podium. The cream of February lies before you in four spectacular Atlantic sessions, big barrels being the theme.
Local Canarian, Lazi Ruedegger, finds some golden moments between the storms.
Two separate systems gift glorious barrels to surfers on both sides of the Atlantic.
Entry to The Winter Session has closed for this season. The task remains of picking a pair of winners for February, then sorting through all the edits in search of an overall victor.
Three months of non stop storms ended abruptly in Les Landes on Thursday.
Skeleton Bay providing the implausibly long tunnels for which it is known.