This fearless surfer is one to watch on the big wave scene. Conor Maguire has been surfing since the age of 11, but his fearless exploits over the past few years have earned him a reputation as a leading big wave rider.
"Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavour"
He was nominated for six World Surf League Big Wave Awards since 2015 and recognised by the Big Wave World Tour with three nominations in three different categories at the surfing body’s 2016 awards.
In 2017, Maguire received the prestigious honour of XXL nominations and finished in the top five in the Tube of the Year category at the Big Wave Awards. All those accolades made him the youngest European to be shortlisted for the World Surf League Big Wave Awards.
Maguire received an invite to the world-renowned Punta de Galiea XXL in 2017–18, which catapulted him to global recognition, opening yet more doors to big global surfing events.
Watch out for Maguire taming the world’s biggest waves and riding with the best surfers the ocean has to offer.