NORTH SHORE, OAHU, HAWAII - (Feb. 28, 2014) -- The Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau holding period that began on December 1, 2013, officially draws to a close today. The original 1-day big wave invitational with a strict requirement for minimum wave face height of 40 feet, now turns its attention to the 30th celebration of "The Eddie" in the upcoming winter of 2014/15.
Organizers of the Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau big wave invitational at Waimea Bay, Oahu, Hawaii, have officially announced that the event is a “NO GO” for this Wednesday, January 22.
The world's best big wave riders were joined by Aikau's family and members of Aikau's voyaging crew of the Hokule'a, who sailed in to join the surfers and hundreds of spectators who gathered to celebrate in Aikau's honor at the Opening Ceremony.
Now available on iTunes! ESPN Films presents Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau, a 2013 Tribeca Film Festival selection, directed by Sam George (Riding Giants) and produced by Stacy Peralta (Dogtown and Z-Boys) and Paul Taublieb (The Vow).