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Big Waves

LOOK: Surfer Dodges A Flying Surfboard, Miraculously Rides Out Huge Wave

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.11.2014 | Sports

When Mavericks, the famous big wave surf break in California, begins pumping 20 to 25 foot waves, surfers who dare challenge the wave can expect some ...

WATCH: Hawaii Sees Epic Winter Storm Of Its Own, Waves Reach 50'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

A "giant northwest swell" has brought 40'-50' waves to the Hawaiian islands -- the biggest waves in a decades, according to meteorologists. A large...

Gabriela Aoun

You Don't Have To Go To Nazare To Awe At Nature's Power

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 11.02.2013 | Green

A possibly 100-foot wave off Nazaré, Portugal made headlines on Monday when two Brazilian surfers squared off against the behemoth. Maya Gabeira wipe...

Instagram Accounts To Follow For Hawaii's Massive Winter Waves

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.25.2013 | Sports

While the rest of the country settles comfortably into the crisp fall season, surfers from all over the world are flocking to Hawaii to prepare for th...

The Psychology of Big Wave Surfing

Zach Weisberg | Posted 01.08.2013 | Sports
Zach Weisberg

Greg has always struck me as a particularly interesting character in the world of professional surfing, which is a realization that comes about four sentences into any conversation with him.

PHOTOS: Cyclone Thane Hits Southeast India

Posted 12.30.2011 | World

A cyclone brought heavy rains and gale-force winds to India's southeastern coast, killing at least 11 people, uprooting trees and damaging homes. ...

LA Waves Too Big To Ride

latimes.com | Posted 11.05.2011 | Los Angeles

A surfer was declared dead after he was found in the ocean off San Onofre on Saturday as Southern California beaches continued to experience high surf...