Rising from the depths of the North Pacific lies a fabled island, now submerged just 15 feet below the surface of the ocean. Rumors and warnings about Cortes Bank abound, but among big wave surfers, this legendary rock is famous for one simple (and massive) reason: this is the home of the biggest rideable wave on the face of the earth.
"A Surfing Classic of Monster Waves"
"South Carolina Officer Faces Federal Charges in Fatal Shooting" is from the May 11, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Chris Dixon and Tamar Lewin and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.