Big, bold and blue. Banzai Pipeline fired some of the best bullets of the 2016/2017 winter season.

On January 19 and 20, 2017, the North Shore of Oahu was blessed by a perfect swell, and the usual suspects joined the crowded line-up.

Russell Bierk, Koa Rothman, Nathan Florence, Kaimana Henry and Anthony Walsh didn't miss the call. Mother Nature delivered, and we are thankful for that.

On January 17, 2018, Portuguese big wave surfer Hugo Vau had a day he will remember for the rest of his life at Nazaré's Praia do Norte, in Portugal.

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Nico von Lerchenfeld has had the time of his life at Surf Snowdonia, in Wales. But he was not there to surf.

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