Mexico is big, Mexico is scary -- both from a surfing and from a geopolitical point of view.

So big and so scary, it can be easy to forget that Mexico is also fun. Aritz Aranburu (beat Mick, who beat shark, therefore beat shark!), Indar Unanue, Natxo Gonzales (Everton Mints spray job) and Beñat Makazaga -- whose names are listed here in reverse order of radness -- did not forget, and they certainly won't be forgetting now. After Mexico had finished being big and scary (see below) the Basque contingent hit the road, and experienced Mexico in a friendlier, more playful, right-hand point break sort of a mood.