Todos Santos Strike Mission

Alex Gray's superb winter performance continues as he heads south to Todos Santos Island off the coast of Baja California. Photo: jackenglish.com

Alex Gray's superb winter performance continues as he heads south to Todos Santos Island off the coast of Baja California. Photo: jackenglish.com

Alex Gray on a Mexican bomb. Photo: jackenglish.com

Alex Gray on a Mexican bomb. Photo: jackenglish.com

Swell hunter Shane Dorian waxes up a board that was shaped for him by none other than Mr. Kelly Slater. According to a source, he rode one wave on it and switched boards. Photo: jackenglish.com

Swell hunter Shane Dorian waxes up a board that was shaped for him by none other than Mr. Kelly Slater. According to a source, he rode one wave on it and switched boards. Photo: jackenglish.com

While it wasn't as large as some of the big-wave guys were hoping for, the odd clean up set did manage to rattle a few cages. Photo: jackenglish.com

While it wasn't as large as some of the big-wave guys were hoping for, the odd clean up set did manage to rattle a few cages. Photo: jackenglish.com

Shane Dorian and amigo go down... Photo: jackenglish.com

Shane Dorian and amigo go down... Photo: jackenglish.com

A scruffy Timmy Reyes scopes the scene last Wednesday at Todos Santos a few miles off the Baja California coastline. Photo: jackenglish.com

A scruffy Timmy Reyes scopes the scene last Wednesday at Todos Santos a few miles off the Baja California coastline. Photo: jackenglish.com

Timmy Reyes and Mike Parsons share a wave at Todos. Photo: jackenglish.com

Timmy Reyes and Mike Parsons share a wave at Todos. Photo: jackenglish.com

Word on the wharf was that Alex Gray was the man of the hour at Todos Santos last week. The photos back that claim... Photo: jackenglish.com

Word on the wharf was that Alex Gray, perched here on his Rasta Rocket ski, was the man of the hour at Todos Santos this session. The photos back that claim... Photo: jackenglish.com

Alex Gray's stock as a legit big wave rider has grown quickly this winter. Photo: jackenglish.com

Alex Gray's stock as a legit big wave rider has grown quickly this winter. Photo: jackenglish.com

That mid-face boil at Todos Santos has to play games with your head on a late drop. Alex Gray. Photo: jackenglish.com

That mid-face boil at Todos Santos has to play games with your head on a late drop. Alex Gray. Photo: jackenglish.com

Alex Gray at "Killers" on Isla Todos Santos, Baja California. Photo: jackenglish.com

Alex Gray at "Killers" on Isla Todos Santos, Baja California. Photo: jackenglish.com

Alex Gray (furthest back) shares one with some new amigos. Photo: jackenglish.com

Alex Gray (furthest back) shares one with some new amigos. Photo: jackenglish.com

Talk about getting some separation from your board... Photo: jackenglish.com

Talk about getting some separation from your board... Photo: jackenglish.com

The ever smiling Brian Conley in his element. Photo: jackenglish.com

The ever smiling Brian Conley in his element—big waves in Mexico. Photo: jackenglish.com

Brian Conley styles off the bottom at Killers on Isla Todos Santos. Photo: jackenglish.com

Brian Conley styles off the bottom at Killers on Isla Todos Santos. Photo: jackenglish.com

Todos Santos party wave with Grant "Twiggy" Baker, Ian Walsh, unknown, and Derek Dunfee. Photo: jackenglish.com

Todos Santos party wave with Grant "Twiggy" Baker, Ian Walsh, unknown, and Derek Dunfee. Photo: jackenglish.com

Grant "Twiggy" Baker. You gonna float that end section Twiggy? Photo: jackenglish.com

Grant "Twiggy" Baker. You gonna float that end section Twiggy? Photo: jackenglish.com