Does this look broken?
'Cuts heal fast and chicks dig scars' - Bart Simpson
"No doubt he'll back out at the last second. He's a flake and no longer relevant in competitive surfing."
"Dusty Payne was very smart to leave the water in San Francisco. There are seals that live around San Francisco Bay area and the sharks love to eat them. Sharks also follow the big ships coming into port. Before they get to the bay they dump their bilge and the sharks get a free meal. I was really surprised to read about the competition in San Francisco this year because of the shark problem. That was one of the reasons why they put a prison on Alcatraz Island. If the cold water didn't get you, the sharks definitely would."
For 10 years the World Tour invaded the Basque fishing village in Northern Spain, Mundaka, to relish in the endless lefthand tubes that periodically march down the giant rivermouth sandbank. The event was cancelled in 2009 for financial and logistical reasons. But as you're about to see, the wave is still there, in all its glory. Here's footage from a recent swell that attracted some of Europe's finest tube-hunters: