The Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational 2015 / 2016

The Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau 2015 / 2016 December 3, 2015 Today, many of the worlds best big wave surfers gathered at Waimea Bay in remembrance and celebration of Eddie Aikau. Each year the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational is kicked off with an opening ceremony, where each of the invitees and alternates are greeted, introduced, and blessed by the Aikau Family. Following the blessing and pule (prayer), the surfers paddle out on the ocean and form a big [Read more...]

The Winter Surf Season Has Begun!

Everyone was up early yesterday with the anticipation of the first big swell of the winter. It was a NNW (north, north west) swell that seemed to be bigger than the forecasts predicted. We checked a few spots and no where seemed to be that great so we packed up the truck and planned to head to another spot on the other side of the island. While en route, we noticed that Waimea Bay was looking pretty nice so we pulled over and watched a few sets. The final decision was made, Waimea Bay it was. [Read more...]

#FEELTHEMANA

In Loving memory of our beloved friend Jeff "MANA" Walthall.  I've been on the North Shore doing surf photography for two years now. I've been fortunate to have met a lot of people and have seen many faces come and go. One person that I'll always remember is Mana. His welcoming, positive personality was always accompanied with a smile that could turn a bad day into a good one. He touched the lives of many people, far and near. He was a great inspiration and mentor to many. You will be missed [Read more...]