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2018 WSL Big Wave Award Nominees stehen fest!

Welch große Freude, die Nominierten der 2018 WSL Big Wave Awards stehen fest.

Mit einem Preisgeld von $350,000 geht es hier also nicht nur um die Ehre, sondern auch um echten Cash. Insgesamt werden sieben Kategorien gekrönt: Quiksilver Airlift XXL Biggest Wave, Ride of the Year, Biggest Paddle, Tube of the Year, Wipeout of the Year, Men’s Best Overall Performance of the Year und Hydro Flask Women’s Best Overall Performance of the Year.

Das Zeitfenster für den 18. WSL Big Wave Award ging am 20. März zu Ende und zog sich über 12 Monate. Gekürt werden die Gewinner am 28. April bei einer schönen Gala in Kalifornien.

Sebastian Steudtner ist mit seiner Welle in Nazaré vom 18. Januar auch für den RIDE OF THE YEAR und XXL BIGGEST WAVE AWARD nominiert. Wir drücken ihm die Daumen

Mehr dazu auch hier: http://worldsurfleague.com/bigwaveawards/nominees

 

RIDE OF THE YEAR AWARD NOMINEES
Surfer prizes total $125,000  –  Videographer prizes total $13,000

Ross Clarke-Jones (Avoca, New South Wales, Australia) at Nazaré, Portugal on January 18, 2018.
(Video by Pedro Miranda.)

Ryan Hipwood (Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on October 28, 2017.
(Video by WSL Video Team.)

Kai Lenny (Paia, Hawaii, USA) at Nelscott Reef, Oregon on November 29, 2017.
(Video by Ian Kennelly.)

Sebastian Steudtner (Nuremberg, Germany) at Nazaré, Portugal on January 18, 2018.
(Video by Javier Goya.)

Ian Walsh (Haiku, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on October 28, 2017.
(Video by Dan Norkunas.)

BIGGEST PADDLE AWARD NOMINEES
Surfer prize $30,000 – Photographer prize $5,000

Lucas Chianca (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) at Nazaré, Portugal on January 4, 2018.
(Photos by Vitor Estrelinha and Rafael G. Riancho. Video by Cesinha Feliciano.)

Lucas Chianca (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on January 14, 2018.
(Photos by Tony Heff, Aaron Lynton and Fred Pompermayer. Video by Elliot Leboe.)

Nathan Florence (Haleiwa, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on January 14, 2018.
(Photos by Photos by Dooma Photos, Aaron Lynton and Fred Pompermayer. Video by Aldo Tassara.)

Aaron Gold (Haleiwa, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on January 13, 2018.
(Photos by Dooma Photos, Aaron Lynton and Fred Pompermayer. Video by Bruno Lemos.)

Aaron Gold (Haleiwa, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on January 14, 2018.
(Photos by Erik Aeder, Brent Broza, Robin Ernst, Tony Heff and Aaron Lynton. Video by Tony Heff.)

QUIKSILVER AIRLIFT XXL BIGGEST WAVE AWARD NOMINEES
Surfer prize $25,000 – Photographer prize $5,000

Ross Clarke-Jones (Avoca, New South Wales, Australia) at Nazaré, Portugal on January 18, 2018.
(Photos by Bruno Aleixo and Ricardo Bravo. Video by Humberto Santos.)

Rodrigo Koxa (Guarujá, SP, Brazil) at Nazaré, Portugal on November 8, 2017.
(Photos by Raphael Alvim, Pedro Cruz, Rafael G. Riancho, Manuel Ricardo and Leandro Sieves. Video by Carlos Muriongo.)

Kai Lenny (Paia, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on January 14, 2018
(Photos by Dooma Photos, Tony Heff, Aaron Lynton, Fred Pompermayer and Stu Soley. Video by Marcus Rodrigues.)

Benjamin Sanchis (Hossegor, France) at Nazaré, Portugal on January 18, 2018.
(Photos by Bruno Aleixo, Helio Antonio, Andre Botelho, Antonio
Bravo and Vitor Estrelinha. Video by Michael Darrigade.)

Sebastian Steudtner (Nuremberg, Germany) at Nazaré, Portugal on January 18, 2018.
(Photos by Helio Antonio, Andre Botelho, Rafael G. Riancho, Surfemotions and Gillen Usandizaga. Video by Nuno Dias.)

TUBE OF THE YEAR AWARD NOMINEES
Surfer prize $10,000 – Still photography prize $5,000

Grant Baker (Durban, South Africa) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on January 14, 2018.
(Photos by Dooma Photos, Aaron Lynton, Fred Pompermayer and Randy Sarrow.)

Mick Corbett (Perth, W.A. Australia) at The Right, Western Australia on May 16, 2016.
(Photo by Trent Slatter.)

Tyler Hollmer-Cross (Hobart, Tasmania, Australia) at Shipstern Bluff, Tasmania on July 25, 2017.
(Photo by Andrew Chisholm.)

Billy Kemper (Haiku, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on October 27, 2017.
(Photos by Richard Hallman, Tony Heff and Keoki Saguibo.)

Ian Walsh (Haiku, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on October 28, 2017.
(Photos by Adam Carbajal, Richard Hallman, Paul Karaolides, Tracy Leboe and Sofie Louca.)

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WIPEOUT OF THE YEAR AWARD NOMINEES
Surfer prize $5,000 – Videographer prize $2,000

Andrew Cotton (Braunton, Devon, United Kingdom) at Nazaré, Portugal on November 8, 2017.
(Video by Pedro Miranda.)

Billy Kemper (Haiku, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on October 28, 2017.
(Video by WSL Video Team.)

Coco Nogales (Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico) at Puerto Escondido, Mexico on July 31, 2017.
(Video by Yana Vaz.)

Eli Olson (Haleiwa, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on January 13, 2018.
(Video by Bruno Lemos.)

Owen Schultz (Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico) at Nazaré, Portugal on January 18, 2018.
(Video by Remi Blanc.)

HYDRO FLASK WOMEN’S BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD NOMINEES
First prize $15,000, $32,500 total

Paige Alms (Haiku, Hawaii, USA)
Justine Dupont (Seignosse, France)
Maya Gabeira (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Keala Kennelly (Haleiwa, Hawaii, USA)
Bianca Valenti (Mill Valley, California, USA)

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