Published on March 27th, 2013 | by pacificmedia

Billabong XXL Big Wave Award Nominees

The nominees have just been announced for the 2013 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards presented by Pacifico,

The nominees for 2013, in alphabetical order:

FIVE BILLABONG XXL RIDE OF THE YEAR AWARD NOMINEES
(Surfer prize $50,000  -  Video prize $5,000)
Shawn Dollar (Santa Cruz, California, USA) at Cortes Bank, California on December 21, 2012.
(Video by Steve Kennedy.)
Shane Dorian (Kona, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Hawaii on October 9, 2012.
(Video by Elliot Leboe.)
Greg Long (San Clemente, California, USA) at Jaws, Hawaii on October 10, 2012.
(Video by Bruno Lemos.)
Reef McIntosh (Kauai, Hawaii, USA) at Cloudbreak, Fiji on June 8, 2012.
(Video by Talon Clemow.)
Dave Wassel (Kaneohe, Hawaii, USA) at Cloudbreak, Fiji on June 8, 2012.
(Video by Nick Pollet.)

FIVE PACIFICO PADDLE AWARD NOMINEES
(Surfer prize $20,000 – Photo/video prize $4,000)
Grant Baker (Durban, South Africa at Cortes Bank, California on December 21, 2012.
(Photos by Pat Stacy. Video by Neil Goss.)
Shawn Dollar (Santa Cruz, California, USA) at Cortes Bank, California on December 21, 2012.
(Photos by Robert Brown, Rob Gilley, Greg Huglin, Frank Quirarte and Pat Stacy. Video by Jason Murray.)
Shane Dorian (Kona, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Hawaii, on October 9, 2012.
(Photos by Erik Aeder, Richard Hallman, Bruno Lemos and Fred Pompermayer. Video by Jace Panebianco/Poorboyz.)
Matt Meola (Haiku, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Hawaii on December 31, 2012.
(Photos by Bruno Lemos and PhotoBrent. Video by Bruno Lemos.)
Makua Rothman (Sunset Beach, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on October 9, 2012.
(Photos by Eric Aeder, Sean Hower, Bruno Lemos, and Fred Pompermayer. Video by Elliot Leboe.)

FIVE BILLABONG XXL BIGGEST WAVE AWARD NOMINEES
(Surfer prize $10,000 – Photo/video prize $4,000)
Danilo Couto (Bahia, Brazil) at Mullaghmore Head, Ireland on January 27, 2013.
(Photo by Laurent Pujol. Video by Sebastian Muller.)
Shawn Dollar (Santa Cruz, California, USA) at Cortes Bank, California on December 21, 2012.
(Photos by Robert Brown, Rob Gilley, Greg Huglin, Frank Quirarte and Pat Stacy. Video by Neil Goss.)
Shane Dorian (Kona, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Hawaii, on October 9, 2012.
(Photos by Erik Aeder, Richard Hallman, Bruno Lemos and Fred Pompermayer. Video by Bruno Lemos.)
Kealii Mamala (Haleiwa, Hawaii) at Nazaré, Portugal, on January 28, 2013.
(Photos by Bruno Aleixo, Luis Bento, Greg Huglin, To Mane, Wilson Ribeiro and Ricardo Bravo Santos. Video by Greg Huglin.)
Antonio Silva (Cascais, Portugal) at Nazaré, Portugal on January 28, 2013.
(Photos by Bruno Aleixo, Diogo D’Orey and Ricardo Bravo Santos. Video by Greg Huglin.)

FIVE PACIFICO TUBE AWARD NOMINEES
(Surfer prize $5,000 – Still photography prize $2,000)
Peter Conroy (Miltown Malbray, Ireland) at Mullaghmore Head, Ireland on January 21, 2013.
(Photos by Roo McCrudden.)
Shane Dorian (Kona, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Hawaii, on October 9, 2012.
(Photos by Erik Aeder, Richard Hallman, Bruno Lemos and Fred Pompermayer.)
Reef McIntosh (Kauai, Hawaii, USA) at Cloudbreak, Fiji on June 8, 2012.
(Photos by Fred Pompermayer, Rusty Russell and Tom Servais.)
Ramon Navarro (Pichilemu, Chile) at Cloudbreak, Fiji on June 8, 2012.
(Photos by PhotoBrent and Rusty Russell.)
Dave Wassel (Kaneohe, Hawaii, USA) at Cloudbreak, Fiji on June 8, 2012.
(Photos by Brian Bielmann, PhotoBrent, Ted Pompermayer and Tom Servais.)

Several judging panels will review the nominated rides and the winners will be revealed at the invitation-only Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards party at the Grove Theater in Anaheim, California on May 3, 2013. The show will be webcast that night on BillabongXXL.com  visit the XXL awards site for more.




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