10 Photos That Will Make You Wonder Why The Eddie Didn’t Go

No takers at Waimea Bay on the day
Eddie invitee and certified hellman Ross Clarke Jones skips down the face backwards while fellow Aussie Mark Mathews hangs on behind him. Photo: Quiksilver/Eddie

Eddie invitee and certified hellman Ross Clarke Jones skips down the face backwards while fellow Aussie Mark Mathews hangs on behind him. Photo: Quiksilver/Eddie/BB

The weather was there, just not enough consistent big sets for the Quiksilver In Memory Of Eddie Aikau standards. Photo: Quiksilver/Eddie/BB

The weather was there, just not enough consistent big sets for the Quiksilver In Memory Of Eddie Aikau standards. Photo: Quiksilver/Eddie/BB

Party wave at Waimea before the Eddie was called off for the day. With over a month left in the waiting period, there's still time—some of the invitees could probably hold their breath until it runs. Photo: Quiksilver/Eddie

Party wave at Waimea before the Eddie was called off for the day. With over a month left in the waiting period, there's still time—some of the invitees could probably hold their breath until it runs. Photo: Quiksilver/Eddie/BB

The view of Waimea from the Sunset side of the Bay gets you right up close to the action and when a big set comes in, you can actually feel the earth shake. Photo: Quiksilver/Eddie

The view of Waimea from the Sunset side of the Bay gets you right up close to the action and when a big set comes in, you can actually feel the earth shake. Photo: Quiksilver/Eddie/BB

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