THE Right, as big and as perfect as it gets, there’s no way you’ll get through this without wincing.
This wave normally gives you less than 50/50 chance of making it, even Laurie Towner, the fatalistic king of the barrel ride was shocked out here. Mark Mathews has seemingly made a career pulling into the inevitable at The Right, going red or black with the arbitrary, emotionless, guillotine end section
Locals, Chris Ross, Ben Rufus, Chris Shanahan were joined by Irish journeyman Fergal Smith in scoring what is by any yardstick an insane session. Capped-off by that bodysurfing moment and beautifully captured by Darren McCagh, Spencer Hornby and Russell Ord.
Welcome to the plateau. It's where we gather to watch Yago Dora soar above our heads.
These are the fortunate few. Many epic sessions have fallen by the wayside, victims to our ruthless monthly culls, but the results are wondrous to behold.
Patagonia is a challenging lover, said the English novelist, Bruce Chatwin. It haunts you, it bewitches you, it wraps you in its arms and does not let you go.
Welcome to the winners' podium. The cream of February lies before you in four spectacular Atlantic sessions, big barrels being the theme.
The symbiosis of surfer and winter. The Astray Collective and Finisterre bring you a short narrated by Matt Smith and produced by Mickey Smith