Quik Big Wave Invitational Closes Holding Period

Updated: February 29, 2008, 11:13 AM ET
By Press Release | Quiksilver

WAIMEA BAY, OAHU, HI—The 23rd annual Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational in Memory of Eddie Aikau officially draws to a close today, February 29, 2008, which is the final day of the period. The holding period began December 1, 2007. Otherwise known as "The Eddie", this event requires a minimum of 20-foot surf (based on Hawaiian scale measurement, translating to 30-40 foot face waves) and is a one-day-only event. It has been held a total of seven times since its inception in the winter of 1984/85 ...

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