The South swell that slammed the entire Pacific Coast provided some monster peaks at Newport Beach's infamous Wedge. Hurley's Taylor Pai, Punker Pat and Ryan Hurley gave it a go. Charging Wedge takes its toll on a human (the guys still have sand stuck in most of their orifices). Click through to see a bit of the action. Photos: Phil Mendoza
Punker Pat, a.k.a. Pat Towersey sizes up a beast.
Ryan Hurley, committed to a late drop.
Taylor Pai shares a bomb at sunset.
Clean up set at Wedge.