To say the North Shore had a sleepy start to the 17/18 season would be an understatement. However, that all changed over the last couple of weeks when Pipe woke up, and boy was it in a cranky mood. Dispatching a parade of surfers to the hospital, including the seriously injured Dusty Payne, and delivering some amazing but horrifyingly heavy surf.

Ryan Moss had all angles covered during the swell and delivered this edit, complete with land, water and drone footage of the boys getting to work at the proving grounds.