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Mataveri, a world class left pointbreak, looking pretty friendly.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
A surfer and an artist, "El Kenny" is one of the coolest locals around.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
You will be amazed by what lies beneath.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
The art of surfing and sculpture by Brandon and Te Pou Huke respectively© 2014 Alan Thiznau
After the session, Chileans, Peruvians and locals Mandy, Zuzuki, Kenny and Tama gather on the rocks just to enjoy the show.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
Hetereki at his front yard, taking a rest from work.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
When isn't big, the waves are likely to be more dangerous. Here is Fabio, from Peru, hoping to make it on a very shallow lava bottom at Mataveri.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
Vivi, another gem of the south coast.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
Uti Araki's got the tow-in equipment ready for the big days on the south coast. Unfortunately, it didn't get big enough at this time of the year.© 2014 Alan Thiznau
The two sides of paradise: Pakaia and Hanga Roa© 2014 Alan Thiznau
Two separate systems gift glorious barrels to surfers on both sides of the Atlantic.
Jamie O'Brien takes Poopies and Kalani Chapman to Jaws, but this is not your ordinary Jaws mission. JOB and the boys rent Catch Surf soft-top boards and this happens...
Gabriel Medina won, Stephanie Gilmore won. They both won on the same day.
Entry to The Winter Session has closed for this season. The task remains of picking a pair of winners for February, then sorting through all the edits in search of an overall victor.