Of all the places in the world, Australia might be the place with the most dedicated crew of virtually unknown full-on maniacs. Hailing from Bawley Point, New South Wales, Australia, Scott “Whippy” Dennis is at the top of the heap. Although he’s well-known in a circle of the most dedicated slab chargers, most of the rest of the world might not be all that familiar with the name. Dennis, though, isn’t in it for the fame—he’s in it to surf the best waves he can find. Of course, that means he’s had more than his fair share of floggings, like this one:
The short film you see at the top is proof that Dennis is one of the best in the world. Whippy finds himself on a year’s worth of waves in Australia, Tahiti, and Norfolk Island that would send most running for the hills.