Surfing: a poem in the waves | Photo: Aussie Assault/Creative Commons

Scott Cuttre is a passionate surf writer. He doesn't write about surfing the way we do. Cuttre writes poems. And he shared "Suited Savior" with us. Enjoy.

The 35-year-old writer lives in Belmar, New Jersey. Scott Cuttre has a passion for surfing and poetry, and the result of the unusual fusion is quite interesting.

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Mick Fanning: doing fine at the Pipe Masters | Photo: Cestari/WSL

Owen Wright is out of the title race. CJ Hobgood rides the last waves of his pro career. Filipe Toledo and Adriano de Souza relegated to Round 2. The 2015 Billabong Pipe Masters is on.

The world's best surfers entered the final contest of the season, as powerful eight-to-ten foot giants rose above the surface of the water, and claimed a few boards and bones.

Hobgood, an experienced tube rider, couldn't have started better. The Floridian score a Perfect 10-point ride and sent Kelly Slater and Taj Burrow to the repechage round.

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La Vaca XXL 2015: big waves, spectacular performances | Photo: La Vaca XXL

Alexander Zirke has claimed La Vaca XXL Invitational 2015, in the north of Spain. Thousands of spectators watched the "giant cow" generate 20-foot waves over a deep rocky seabed.

The Cantabrian surf break attracted 32 riders from all over the world, including international wave hunters Eric Rebiere, and Tom Butler. In over five hours of death-defying rides, there were a few dangerous wipeouts.

All eight finalists knew what to expect. Some sets were hitting the 26-foot mark (eight meters) and, as a result, boards ended up broken and floating in front of the high cliffs.

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