Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational 2016

This past winter was one for the record books with countless XXL swells and the right combination to run the Quiksilver Eddie Big Wave Event at Waimea Bay. It seems like we are always waiting for a swell to be big enough, but this year was borderline too big and safety was the top priority. We chatted with some of the surfers and water patrol to find out their stories from this year’s Eddie.