Winner of Surfline Photo Challenge - August 2012
"It was our last day of a two-week boat trip in Mentawai and our last surf before we went back home. It was morning and I was at Hollow Trees shooting from the boat." Carlos paints the picture. "There were 20 plus surfers out there and they all started paddling out, including Jaime O'Brien that was there in priority position. To my surprise no one caught this wave and it just broke with such amazing perfection that I took the picture to freeze the proof that, there are perfect waves breaking with no one riding it!"

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