Kelly Slater is ready for a fantastic 2016.

The Floridian surfer kicked off the New Year with a masterclass in the challenging waves of Honolua Bay, in Maui.

The first big swell of the season also brought a packed crowd of wave riders to the right-hand point break.

Watch a bodyboarder dropping in while Slater prepares to get barreled. Classic.

Jarryd Wingfield, one of the most talented bodyboarders in the United Kingdom, has taken his own life. He was battling depression.

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Brad Domke calls Cylinders his home. He's been riding it for more than a decade. But you've never seen him in board transfers like these.

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