Miss Reef 2016: the girls visited Costa Alegre, in Mexico

The Miss Reef 2016 is here. The most famous surf calendar in the world returns with new adventures in exotic sceneries. The girls visited Costalegre, in Mexico.

The photographer behind Miss Reef 2016 is Kate Bellm. She was born in London in 1987, and she has been building a career in the fashion industry, with a clear focus on the woman's body.

The Miss Reef 2016 film is a bit different from previous editions. You'll find stunning black-and-white angles mixed up with high-contrast colored details. The water, the jungle, the beach.

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Ian Walsh: second win at Sunset Beach | Photo: Keoki/WSL

Ian Walsh has claimed the 2015 HIC Pro, at Sunset Beach, on the Oahu's North Shore, in Hawaii.

The big wave charger from Maui clinched the second HIC Pro tile of his career, precisely ten years after his first victory. Walsh will also be awarded a wildcard into the Hawaiian Pro, the first jewel of the Triple Crown of surfing.

The 32-year-old surfer defeated Billy Kemper, Kaito Kino, and Jack Robinson in the 30-minute final held in 12-to-15-foot surf. Walsh's best ride was a 9.33 wave. And he opted for building his overall score early in the heat.

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Aitor Francesena: he sees with the soul

A blind surfer has ridden the artificial rollers of the Wavegarden, in Zarautz, Spain.

Aitor "Gallo" Francesena suffers from a serious genetic disease that has weakened his vision through time. Three years ago, he completely lost his eyesight in a wipeout.

However, the experienced rider from the Basque Country never quit surfing. And at the original Wavegarden, Francesena showed why he will forever be a great surfer.

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