We like to call these waves “Slabs” very easy to see why, a few from the archive, now just to capture them a touch better in the future!
Meaning (with a touch of extras)
a large, thick, flat piece of stone, concrete, or wood in this case water, typically rectangular or square: paving/ water slabs | he settled on a slab of rock “big time”.• a large, thick slice or piece of cake, bread, chocolate (that sounds nice), etc.: a slab of bread and cheese with a glass of Red after a session.• Climbing a large, smooth, steep body of rock to get out of the impact zone.• an outer piece of timber sawn from a log (surfboard).• a table used for laying a body on in a morgue(so true).
Benny Rufus on rail for a little longer.
5 hours of swimming in cold water – Elliott / Burcher.
Mark Mathews – solo session.
Kerby Brown – one of the worst wipeouts, onto dry rock.
Alex Cater – Dark green caverns.
Evan Faulks – arvo light.
Burcher / Allport – 15km out to sea.
Cortney Brown – Green Slab.