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 underground Maverick's charger to bonafide big-wave surf star, for Shawn Dollar success has come on his terms.
Shawn Dollar rides a world record 61-foot wave, Shane Dorian takes "Ride of the Year" honors at the 2013 Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards.
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.
After a brutal wipeout at Cortes Bank almost took his life earlier this year, a reflective Greg Long has won the 2012/13 Big Wave World Title.
The best of the best from the 2012/13 Mavericks Invitational
Big-wave invitationals opt not to run as big swell bound for Hawaii, California
Four years and running the Big Wave World Tour continues to evolve
Safety-minded Greg Long survives Cortes Bank close call
Big-wave surfer escapes serious injury at massive mysto-wave session
Greg Long survives near-death wipeout while surf tops 50 feet at infamous Cortes Bank
When opening day at Maverick's and Thanksgiving collide
GoPro signs on as the new title sponsor of Maverick's contest
Invitees to 2012/13 Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational in Memory of Eddie Aikau announced