A QUICK PLUNGE AT SUNSET
Dungeons and nearby Sunset Reef may be two wildly different waves, but they have collectively produced some of the best big-wave surfers in the world. While Dungeons is infamous for being unpredictable and breaking across a vast playing field, Sunset is the epitome of a perfect A-frame peak and can look invitingly benign in photos. But don't let that fool you. The perspective from across the channel offers a more accurate gauge of what’s required to tackle the wave in earnest.
James Lowe, fully committed | all photos © Alan van Gysen
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