Posts Tagged ‘storm waves’

SUP to da max! until it got too big anyway

Stand Up Paddle Surfer at the Sunset contest.

The SUP crew ( Stand Up Paddle surfers ) held a contest at Sunset Beach a few days ago and it was pretty border line on weather anyone really should have been out there. A very large west swell pushed the take off zone well over to Kammies which made for some interesting rides not […]


Massive Monday pictorial on Surfline

Following on with all the excitement of the huge swells that have been belting the north shore lately; Surfline has just published another pictorial from the big swell 2 days ago, featuring a good portion of my imagery. Check it out here Aloha Sean Additional Images from Massive Monday at Waimea Bay


Another Monster day at the Bay in store for tomorrow

We are expecting another huge swell at Waimea Bay tomorrow morning. Already the buoys have hit 25 feet, 17 seconds and are set to go higher till sometime tomorrow morning. I’ll be up in the dark tomorrow morning, scoping out the Bay. I might have a new swag of pictures to show tomorrow evening. Time […]


Did you surf Waimea on the 5th and the 7th of December?

I’ve had numerous surfers ask me about getting pictures from the Waimea sessions on the 5th and the 7th of december, right before the Eddie, so I went through all the pictures (and there’s a lot) and I placed a large gallery of images on my print site for you to look at. Normally when […]


Eddie Aikau, to Go or not to Go!

There’s all kinds of rumors running rampant around the north shore right now. Some crew even reckon the national guard is coming in tonight to road block the north shore and that it will be this way for 2 days. If that happens, what will become of the Eddie Aikau big wave surfing invitational, which […]


GIANT waves on the way for the Eddie Aikau big wave surfing event

The north shore is abuzz right now with reports of a couple of big swells headed our way, but one in particular which is being called the largest most have ever seen forecast. Many hard core longtime surf watchers are claiming that this is THE biggie! Some even calling the largest swell forecast in decades. […]


More storm surf on the north shore, but a few more ridable waves too

My wife dawn patrols. Lane‘s usually down at WQS surf event starting there tomorrow and the surfers would want to be getting their practice in. I wasn’t wrong either. There was a healthy crew of surfers all over it, many of them getting caught inside by solid left handers from the west as well as […]


Update on the current big swell event in the Hawaii’an islands

Yesterday’s big wave episode really didn’t pan out to be that great. The swell was coming up all day long but the weather conditions deteriated to about as dark as you can get with regular rain showers and stuff. I started out by checking out Sunset. There were a couple of guys trying to get […]


Jamie Obrien bag’s his first BIG Pipe Barrel of the 09-10 season

He caught this ridiculous barrel just half an hour into his surf.


Derek Ho, still a Pipe Master after all these years

Anyone who’s watched the north shore over the past 15 or 20 years will tell you thruthfuly, who the best guys are out at Pipe. One guy that will be on everyone’s list is Derek Ho. He always finds the cleanest most beautiful Pipeline barrels and rides them with absolute ease, grace and supreme balance. […]


Wipeout of a lifetime

We had our first real day of solid swell for the season, 2 days ago. It was easily the best opening day for Pipeline that I’ve seen. relentless swell through out the night moved a great deal of the sand before daylight, although there was still some pretty heavy backwash and wobble happening out in […]