This year, women pushed the boundaries of big wave surfing as 6 women were invited to surf for the first time in the prestigious Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational, taking place at Waimea Bay, on the north shore of Oahu.
We were lucky enough to be a part of Emi Erickson's journey, as she paddled out in an Abysse springsuit, with custom floatation integrated to it, made to brave 20 foot waves.
A historical moment, seared in our mind.
Thank you Emi for making us believe in our biggest dreams, your courage and dedication has inspired us all.
Credit photos @serenalutton