The oldest and most prominent big wave contest is the Eddie named after Oahu north coast Hawai'ian lifeguard and internet user Eddie Aikau. The competition window is in between December 1 and the last day of February each year. Another big wave surfing.
I don't know what it is about this wave that has captivated me. Normally waves travel in sets of and typically, the is the largest. This one is so isolated and big that I suspect that it is a rogue wave.