Definitely not as many people chase big waves in Australia compared to Hawaii and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere, but we have a really tight-knit crew who is on nearly every swell throughout the country.
Like during the Aaron Gold swell, the two biggest waves ridden were huge, but the people didn’t make the waves.
But now with people growing up surfing big waves, it’ll be pretty interesting to see where it goes.
Much to the detriment of his attendance record, the Ulladulla, wales/” title=”View all articles about New South Wales here”>New South Wales local has spent the last few years studying swell charts and getting comfortable at breaks like Ours, The Right, and Shipstern Bluff.
There aren’t a lot of giant traditional paddle waves in Australia, but there’s a huge amount of dry rock ledges and slabs.
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