The Caribbean winter surf season kicked off with a playful swell that recently hit Puerto Rico after a long, flat summer.
It's that time of year as the world's best surfers have amassed on the North Shore of Oahu, and the Vans Triple Crown of surfing is set to be another winter classic.
Held on the North Shore of Oahu at Haleiwa, Sunset Beach and Pipeline, the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing is underway, and there's plenty at stake.
So it all comes down to this, the last events of the men's and women's ASP World Title race have landed in Hawaii, and there's no shortage of storylines to explore.
Some call surfing a sport. Others say it's a lifestyle. And there are those that define it as high art. We surveyed some of the most notable pros to see what they thought.
Surfing has never been a sport of statistics. That is until Rip Curl introduced their new GPS watch, which counts waves, speed and distance.
Maui's Dusty Payne had a promising career going on the ASP World Tour before injury sidelined him. Now he's all but disappeared from the scene completely.
Kelly Slater breaks toes at Cloudbreak, threatens his chance to capture record 12th world title
The surf in California this fall has been clean and perfect, with an El Nino season looming in the forecast, is it an indicator of things to come?
Grant "Twiggy" Baker had to rebound after losing a sponsor but found success in doubling down on big waves.
Sitting second on the ASP qualifying tour, young Australian Matt Banting is eyeing a chance to crack into the big leagues in 2015, but his work is not done yet.
Look back at how Grant "Twiggy" Baker became the 2014 Big Wave Hellman of the Year.
We've seen surfers tame the biggest waves in the world, but there are a handful of breaks out there that are downright crazy.