Rusty Long, Author: Rusty Long has been fully involved in professional big-wave surfing since 2000. He has been a finalist in multiple Big Wave World Tour events, is a multiple-time nominee of the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards, and is an annual invitee to the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau contest as well as the Mavericks Invitational. He has published surf, travel, and lifestyle features in The Surfer’s Journal, Surfer, online surf-media outlets, and Men’s Journal. He lives in San Clemente, CA.
Greg Long, Contributor: Greg Long is widely considered the foremost ambassador of the big-wave surf scene. He has won every major big-wave event, including the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau and the Mavericks Invitational, as well as multiple Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards. Additionally, he worked as both an actor and advisor on the Hollywood feature film Chasing Mavericks. His passion, drive, and accomplishments have helped carry the pursuit of big-wave surfing to new levels worldwide. He lives in San Clemente, CA.
Tom Carroll, Contributor: Tom Carroll is among the most revered figures in surfing. He is a two-time ASP World Tour champion, an annual invitee to the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau contest at Waimea Bay, a three-time winner of the Pipe Masters, and an innovator of modern power surfing. An inductee to both the Australian Surfing Hall of Fame and the Huntington Beach Surfing Hall of Fame, today Carroll and fellow big-wave surfer Ross-Clark Jones travel the world on the search for big surf fornd heroes, is not purchasing t the Discovery Channel television series Storm Surfers. In 2014 Carroll published his autobiography, TC, to critical acclaim.