Don't let his sarcastic wit and willingness to have a good time fool you, Ian Walsh takes the big-wave pursuit as serious as anyone, and his results speak for themselves.
On Dec. 21, 2012 Santa Cruz's Shawn Dollar rode what's been measured in at 61 feet -- enough for a new world record and the XXL Awards' "Biggest Wave" title.
From Ireland to Maui, Cortes Bank to Cloudbreak, the nominees for the 2013 Billabong XXL Awards have been announced, and they're nothing short of impressive.
Garrett McNamara has withdrawn his entries from the Billabong XXL Awards, surfing's prestigious big-wave awards show.
Invitees announced, waiting period begins for Red Bull Jaws
Dorian, Long, Walsh, Layer paddle into huge Jaws
Nathan Fletcher steals the show at the 2012 Billabong XXL Awards.
Previewing the 2012 XXL Awards
New documentary tells story of what happened Aug. 27 at Teahupoo, Tahiti
Nominees announced for 2012 Billabong XXL Awards
With a Hollywood production crew on scene, big-wave surf spot Maverick's gets a little crazier than normal
Parsons, Gerlach, Knox among thousands that gathered to remember Surfline founder Sean Collins.
Maverick's opens for business as a string of swells start filling in on the West Coast
Keanu Asing speaks on the challenges of making the asp world tour, why it hurts being Hawaiian, and why skinny jeans aren't cool.
Sion Milosky remembered at 2011 Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards as XX wins Ride of the Year honors and XX takes Biggest Wave prize.
Mark Mathews and company charge Tasmanian slab Shipstern Bluff as a prelude to the Billabong XXL Awards in Anaheim this Friday night