When I found out the guy who sells Reef sandals to my shop paddled into the largest wave on record, I immediately asked for his contact info. The next day he responded to my email questions, and I was stoked to hear how fired up he was that I wanted to write about him.
Billabong XXL Big Wave Award, Pacifico Paddle Award.
61 feet. December 21, 2012. Cortes Bank, 100-mi off the coast of San Diego.
Read the original report here: http://blog.tahoemountainsports.com/2013/05/17/surfing-reefs-shawn-dollar-paddles-into-61-foot-world-record-wave/