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Roydon Bryson is Lord of the Cold

South African surfer wins O'Neill's highland sword and the CWC Scotland

Updated: June 14, 2010, 6:07 PM ET
By Jon Coen

O'Neill has found a way to ease the biting cold at its Cold Water Classic event in Scotland. They use hot water -- hot tubs, the "Dutch hot tub" to be precise, a portable unit warmed by burning firewood, that sort of resembles a giant tea cup. After each heat, you'd see one or two competitors climbing into the steaming water to revive his toes from the 45-degree water.

Sinking into a steamy bath is about the quickest way to regain warmth, but after so many heats, I can't ...

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