Jamie O'Brien Wave of the Winter Entry 064 from Pipeline shot by Tatiane Araujo on December 21st, 2014. Entry WOTW-064.

About the Event:
Oakley Wave of the Winter powered by Surfline will be won by the surfer who catches and successfully rides the single best wave of the contest period on the North Shore of Oahu. The judging panel will select each month's top rides and they will collectively be deemed the finalists for the grand prize - $25,000 to the surfer and $5,000 to the videographer who captures the winning wave.

Clifbar Performance Award:
Given to the surfer who demonstrates, more than any other, outstanding skill, commitment to both the sport and community, courage and style while consistently riding the most challenging waves on the North Shore, during the entire WOTW contest period. The Overall Performance winner will receive $10K cash plus a $10K donation made in their name to an environmental non-profit of their choice; plus, a year supply of CLIF products.