The Nixon surf team are currently encamped on isolated beach in eastern Russia, surfing in 2°C water, many miles from the nearest tarmac road.
A short film by Dan Mace shot in Manly, Newcastle and the Gold Coast
Take a moment to celebrate a sacred month when antipodal spots are both likely to be pumping.
When it comes to big waves, imperfection is in vogue. Brett Burcher, Russell Bierke, Tom Myers, Scott Dennis and Khy Vaughan surfing and ugly beast somewhere in Oz.
Alan Stokes enjoying a surfer's playground in the Maldives. His trip was blessed with solid swell throughout, and he exploited those warm-water walls for all they were worth.
The inaugural Pico Alto Challenge at Punta Hermosa, Peru, showcased a field of aspiring big wave chargers at one of the most unforgiving waves in South America.
James McKean on the Shipstern Express, emboldened by hot coffee and nerves of stainless steel.