Massive Irish Surf Stirs It Up in Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards 2012 Final Week

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  As the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards head into the final week of the year-long event period, a massive swell hitting Europe has produced new entries from Ireland which could affect the outcome of the event.   “We’d been tracking that swell for about a week,” Andrew Cotton, 32, from Croyde, Devon, United Kingdom. “All these swells that hit Ireland can be hit and miss with wind and this one couldn’t make its mind up. I’ve spent so many swells on that headland with the wind howling but not quite in the right direction and I honestly thought [&hellip ...read post