From its early days in San Sebastian, Nixon's Surf Challenge has transformed into a more and more adventurous mission and this year was no different with the 14th edition heading to Russia's Far-East for a camping expedition along the desolated volcanic peninsula of Kamchatka.

Changeable weather conditions were always likely to pose a challenge but with decent swell on tap all week surfers were able to make the most of a few sunny windows. This year it was Frenchman William Aliotti who claimed the overall winner title. Other competitors included Benjamin Sanchis, Jonathan Gonzalez, Eric Rebière, Marlon Lipke, Marc Lacomare, Gony Zubizaretta, Vincent Duvignac, Kepa Acero and William Aliotti