Gerry Lopez’s annual Big Wave Challenge at Mt. Bachelor was another one for the books. An epic mix of freestyle prowess and soulful line selection bridging the surf and snow worlds perfectly. Even more so this year with an above average attendance of surf, snow and skate legends who along with Bend’s vanguard of up and coming shred dominators brought balance to the radical.
Some pow, some sun, some river surf, some skate and a good cause for a great friend Pat Melandowski also helped add up to make this Big Wave Challenge a great big success. Special congrats to Max Warbington 2nd and Phil Hansen 3rd! Our man on the scene Tim Stanford aka The Stanther captured the action and vibes here!