These are the fortunate few. Many epic sessions have fallen by the wayside, victims to our ruthless monthly culls, but the results are wondrous to behold.
Entry to The Winter Session has closed for this season. The task remains of picking a pair of winners for February, then sorting through all the edits in search of an overall victor.
One Session, five hours in the water, open barrels, towing, paddling and an abandoned jet ski; Jerome Sahyoun's entry has a good helping of everything.
Josh Evans was born to sing ballads on a spotlit stage in front of Simon Cowell, his sculpted hair gently ruffled by a wind machine.
Alessandro Piu proving that Sardinia boasts both quality surf and surfers.
The Canaries truly are a wonderful batch of volcanic protuberances, as evidenced by this remarkably rippable right.
Often overlooked by videographers, this Basque point continues to draw all those tired of heaving French beachbreaks.
A sandy nook in the Cornish coastline provides plenty of wedging barrels for Bearman.
Nagai Puntiverio had only his thoughts to keep him company during this solid session in Northern Spain.
A precious day of sunshine, offshores and dry sucking barrels on the Emerald Isle.