Most Notable Achievements


Recognised by The City of Nazare, Portugal by being invited to hang a board and plaque on their Surfer Wall Hall of Fame 2018

World Tow in Cup Championships Chile 2008 10th

Nazare Tow in Championships Portugal 2011 2nd

La Vaca Gigante Spain 2011 big wave paddle in finalist (final called off due to conditions)

Mananan Big Wave Challenge Winner 2004

Nominee in Surfer Magazine’s Heavy Water Award 2007

Named as one of the best big wave surfers of all time by

Irish National Surf Team Member, multiple times

Several Billabong XXL Entries

Freeflow Magazine award winner 2007

Paddled a board from Giants Causeway Northern Ireland to the Scottish Island of Islay in March 2010 in aid of NI chest Heart and Stroke, ‘The Giant’s Crossing’.

Winner of British Universities Surfing Championships.

Guinness Surfing Champion.

Causeway Coast Junior Champion

South West Britain Student Champion

Red Bull Tour Winner

(c)2020 Al Mennie

Big Wave Surfer - Ocean Adventurer - Author - Black Belt - Causeway Coast
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