In winning the Volcom Pipeline Pro, Kelly Slater affirmed that he's the best surfer ever. The scary thing is, as the 2014 season looms, he seems to actually be getting better.
With a Pacific swell peaking along the California coast, the 2013 Maverick's Invitational produced epic waves and an unforgettable competition.
In 2013 Mick Fanning won the ASP World Title, but he also went "Missing." Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the film project that took him well away from the competitive arena.
Over the last few weeks, every big-wave spot from Hawaii to California saw some of the best swells in recent memory, and some lucky surfers found the right spots.
After nearly drowning at Cortes Bank, an infamous big-wave break 100 miles off the California coast, a year later Greg Long returned to ride flawless 20-foot waves.