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Billabong XXL Awards

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Are you ready for the 2013 Billabong XXL Awards? The nominees are ready! This year, there’s the Ride Of The Year award, the Pacifico Paddle award, the Pacifico Tube award, Biggest Wave award, Wipeout award and Girls Performance award. Who thinks that big wave legend, Shane Dorian, will walk away with at least one award this year?
Big wave surfer, Garrett McNamara pulls his monster wave at Nazare, Portugal from the Billabong XXL Awards. Garrett McNamara cited his opposition to the event’s alcohol sponsor, Pacifico Beer, as his main motive for withdrawing his ride. While the precise size of the ride is still under public debate, it was largely accepted that the ride would win in one of this year’s Billabong XXL Awards.

Shane Dorian kicks off the new Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards with an epic paddle-in tube at Jaws The long anticipated winter big wave surfing season struck the North Pacific in fierce fashion with a dramatic opening day of waves at Jaws, on the north coast of Maui, Hawaii, resulting in a torrent of entries into the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards. The all [...]

Nathan Fletcher and Garrett McNamara clean up at the 2012 Billabong XXL Awards The big names and bigger personalities of big-wave surfing gathered at The Grove of Anaheim for the 2012 Billabong XXL Awards. Nathan Fletcher was the biggest winner of the night, cleaning up the Ride of the Year, Best Tuberide, and Men’s Performance awards for his surfing during the Code Red swell in [...]

Billabong XXL 2012 Nominees

April 3rd, 2012

The 5 nominees are in for the 2012 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards The 5 nominees for the Ride of the Year category of the 2012 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards are ready for your evaluation: 1, Nathan Fletcher at Teahupoo 2, Ryan Hipwood at Cloudbreak 3, Greg Long at Puerto Escondido 4, Garrett McNamara at Nazaré 5, Jeff Rowley at Jaws For [...]


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