While the eyes of the surfing world have been focused elsewhere, Australian chargers are getting ready for the debut of the Red Bull Cape Fear Challenge.
Former world champ CJ Hobgood's earned himself a reputation as one of the hardest chargers on tour. Jon Coen caught up with him to talk about the heavy stuff.
From underground Maverick's charger to bonafide big-wave surf star, for Shawn Dollar success has come on his terms.
After moving away from the North Shore when she was only six years old Emily Erickson has returned to the islands, and driven purely by passion, is leaving no lineup unridden.
When opening day at Maverick's and Thanksgiving collide
Maui charger Ian Walsh talks Fox Surf new flick
Big wave charger bares all for ESPN photo shoot
The hardest chargers of the 2011-12 season
NFL all-stars take to Hawaiian waters during Pro Bowl
North Shore charger, TJ Barron grabs a gem from the only Christmas tree farm in Hawaii.
Meet the big-wave charger and all around good human
Thirty-foot surf looks to make 2011 Billabong Pro Tahiti a contest for the ages
Kolohe Andino and Tanner Gudauskas lead the American charge, while Brazilians take 6 of the 8 spots in the next round at the Nike 6.0 Lowers Pro
The big-wave charger finds a new calling in coaching super-grom Kolohe Andino.
Kauai's Stephen Koehne on Pipeline, growing up in Hawaii, surfing the North Shore and what it takes to make it as a pro surfer.