BEHOLD EUROPE: YOUR NEW BIG-WAVE PLAYGROUND

Until the early 1990s, everybody knew that there weren’t proper big waves in California. Sure, each winter “soft” big waves crumbled down the line at Todos Santos in Baja, but legit, big-ass Waimea-sized waves on the west coast? Don’t be silly. Meanwhile, Mavericks had been booming through the fog in Half Moon Bay for eons,…