Shipsterns Bluff, Tasmania
Photograph By Andrew Chisholm
Two hours outside of the Tasmanian capital of Hobart, there exists a wave of unusual size and girth. Known as Shipstern Bluff, it's a deformed, fanged mutant of a wave. It's remote, shark-infested and breaks on a practically dry reef, making getting slammed to the bottom an ever-present threat. But for some inexplicable reason, surfers, like "Hell and High Water" star Ryan Hipwood, think it is actually fun to ride.