Yet again, it was another big month in competitive surfing. Here are some of the best quotes from the most notable moments of November.
"Every time I see her get smashed, I'm like, ‘Oh my gosh, she is going to snap in half,' but she always comes up laughing."
Steph Gilmore on Laura Enever's approach to big wave surfing.
"Being able to have empty lineups and not have to battle 60 other guys, I think the sky is the limit and we will continue to push the limits. More opportunity, more sessions around the world, we will continue to get better and better."
Pe'ahi Challenge winner Paige Alms on the potential of women's big wave surfing.
"I want to win another World Title for sure. I'd love to win the Triple Crown and I want to win Pipe. I want to win everything. So that's my goal right now, to be a really good competitive surfer."
After winning the Hawaiian Pro, John John Florence seems to be achieving his goals.
"This is what I live for right here. I've trained so hard for the last eight weeks...I'm over the moon."
Billy Kemper after winning back to back Pe'ahi Challenges.
"It's funny, way back in the day when I used to compete, you'd always partner up with a friend or someone and you would coach each other. You couldn't really afford to have people traveling with you."
Luke Egan, former World No. 2, and now coach of Courtney Conlogue, on the evolution of the surf coach.
"We turned to our left and there was a mother and her two cubs having a nap about five feet away. They just raised their heads slightly, looked at us and were like, "Pfffff, I'm over it, I'm way too full,' and rolled over. My eyes were popping out of my head."
Mick Fanning recounts a close bear encounter while on a recent trip to Alaska for Wild Ark.
"I also know that the north beach is the boss and if it's not your day it's just not your day."
The UK's Andrew Cotton, a wildcard for the Nazaré Challenge.
"I loved him for who he was and always had so much compassion for him and working on this film gave me even more understanding of his illness and his addiction."
Lyndie Irons talks candidly on Andy, and the new documentary on his life.