Surfers, rejoice: The 2009 Eddie Aikau contest began at 8 am today in Hawaii, getting the green light for the first time in five years. Organizer George Downing checked out the conditions of the waves this morning and delighted thousands of onlookers by announcing it was a go. He said of the impressive crowd, "I've never seen this many people, a tremendous amount of people." The contest was called off yesterday because of the wind. This is the 25th anniversary of the event, which is...Read Full Story
The Eddie Aikau Surf Contest is a surfing competition held in Hawaii, officially known as The Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational in Memory of Eddie Aikau. Find more news and articles about the Eddie Aikau Surf Contest here.