This winter has been one for the record books. With a massive El Nino producing swells of enormous proportions, big wave surfers have well and truly been getting their fill of waves that most normal surfers want no part of. Greg Long, however, is not a normal surfer. And he’s just been crowned the 2015/2016 Big Wave Tour Champion.
“The 2015/2016 winter season has been one for the record books,” said Greg. “There’s been record-breaking waves, more big swells, bigger barrels basically every single level of performance in big-wave surfing has just been shattered this year. For me, it is always an honor to be a part of that. It is a tremendous feeling being crowned the 2015/2016 WSL Big Wave World Tour Champion.”
Greg has had a stellar year. With his most recent third place at the Peahi Challenge–where he packed one of the biggest barrels of all time–and a second place at the Todos Santos Challenge back in January, Long cemented his position at the top of the podium for the year.