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Greg Long survives Cortes

Big-wave surfer escapes serious injury at massive mysto-wave session

Originally Published: December 24, 2012
By Kim Stravers | ESPN.com

Pro surfer Greg Long is home recovering after suffering a serious wipeout on Friday at Cortes Bank, an open-ocean break approximately 100 miles west of San Diego, Calif., during one of the heaviest big-wave sessions of the year. Rescued, revived and stabilized by rescuers and medics on location, Long was airlifted out of the area by Coast Guard helicopter and transported to the University of California San Diego Medical Center, from which he was released Sunday.

Long issued a statement ...

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