Kael Walsh ripping with Felix Leaver on a sunny day in WA.


Damien and Mathieu spend a week hiking the peaks around the camp. Mathieu feels right at home, but the splitboard gives him a new approach to snowboarding in Alaska by accessing the lines by foot. While for Damien, it’s a real challenge. He has to adapt to an environment and a sport he is not totally familiar with. The first part of their adventure is nearly done as they make their way towards the river.

For those who don't know, the Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau is a one-day big wave riding event with strict wave height requirements; it will only take place when waves meet or exceed the Hawaiian 20-foot minimum (wave face heights of approximately 40 feet). This was the threshold at which Eddie enjoyed to ride the Bay. The event has a three-month holding period that will begin December 1, 2015, and run through February 29, 2016.

We know “The Art of FLIGHT” was a game changer, the pinnacle of snowboarding films. Today we get a peek at into Travis Rice’s highly-anticipated cinematic return “The Fourth Phase.” The film’s teaser marks the first glimpse into the project, which began production in 2013 and has been kept tightly under wraps until today.

In collaboration with the Aikau Family, we are pleased to announce the official Invitees and Alternates for the 31st annual Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau at Waimea Bay. Our Invitees will attend the official Opening celebration held on Thursday, December 3rd, 3pm, at Waimea Bay.

Eddie Aikau

Tracks mag recently travelled to the Mentawai Islands with seven young Aussie competitors who are making the transition from the cosy corners of junior surfing to the unforgiving realm of the WQS. Introducing Shaun Manners, Cody Robinson, Monty Tait, Reef Heazlewood, Quinn Bruce, Kalani Ball and Jared Hickel. The destiny of Australian surfing is in their hands..

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