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.
As the Billabong Pro Tahiti approaches, it's nearly a dead heat between Mick Fanning and Kelly Slater for the top spot in the world. Both know what it takes to win at Teahupo'o.
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Garrett McNamara has withdrawn his entries from the Billabong XXL Awards, surfing's prestigious big-wave awards show.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
Two of Maldives premier surf spots threatened by planned resort development
Donavon Frankenreiter hosts 13th annual Billabong Cosmic Creek Challenge
Face Time: Jack Freestone
Behind the scenes of the Billabong Pro Tahiti webcast
Billabong Pro Tahiti officially underway with Air Tahiti Nui Von Zipper Trials
Slater, Parkinson, De Souza lead the charge in round one of Billabong Pro Tahiti
Clean conditions, big performances set the tone for round two of Billabong Pro Tahiti
This is more like a dream tour
Billabong wading through tide of financial woes