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.
Latest episode of Fergal Smith's fantastic Growing series
Bodyboard footage from the Canary islands courtesy of South African, Sacha Specker
Vincent Duvignac returns from injury to show his ability along the French coast
The top 16 contenders for The Hurley Pro Video Trials have been decided. The surfer to receive the wildcard entry, that's up to you.