Pierre Rollet conquers 2018 Punta Galea Challenge

Pierre Rollet has taken out the 2018 Punta Galea Challenge, near Bilbao, in the Basque Country.

The 13th edition of the oldest big wave invitational event held in Europe got underway in splendid conditions, with 20-foot waves breaking in front of a steep cliff.

Andrew Cotton was forced to pull out of the event in the semifinals after being hit by the lip of a wave and suffering a torn ligament in his knee. He will fly back to the United Kingdom for further scans.

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Mateus Herdy and Kirra Pinkerton crowned 2018 world junior surfing champions

Mateus Herdy and Kirra Pinkerton have taken out the 2018 World Surf League (WSL) Junior Championships in Jinzun Harbour, Taiwan.

The one-off event offered highly contestable wave riding conditions for both men and women.

Herdy joined the likes of Adriano de Souza and Gabriel Medina as a world junior surfing champion. The Brazilian was competing on the Triple Crown of Surfing, but received a wildcard spot and jumped on a plane to Taiwan.

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Kai Lenny and his 20-foot lip drop for eternity

Call it a lip drop, airdrop or the world's biggest floater. One thing is certain: Kai Lenny opened a new chapter in high-performance big wave riding.

On November 26, 2018, Lenny proved that the future of big wave surfing is not limited to successfully to trimming and surviving a giant mountain of water.

On that day, the Hawaiian waterman showed there is still a lot of room for improvement and progression. Actually, there are tricks and maneuvers to be performed.

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