Lucas "Chumbo" Chianca at the bottom of his Biggest Paddle nominee at Nazaré, photo by André Botelho. Adding aerial dynamics to the moment is Francisco Porcella. Watch the WSL Big Wave Awards on Saturday on the WSL webcast and Facebook Live!
England's Tom Lowe is a great big wave surfer but has also managed some epic dismounts. Here's his TAG Heuer Wipeout of the Year nominee from Nazaré, shot by Nuno Dias. Find out if it's the best of the nasty mishaps during the live webcast of the WSL Big Wave Awards on April 29!
With the WSL Big Wave Awards just one week away, let's savor the juicy goodness of all five Billabong Ride of the Year Nominees. Featuring Ben Andrews, Lucas "Chumbo" Chianca, Billy Kemper, Jamie Mitchell and Francisco Porcella. Name your pick to win now!
Sebastian Steudtner, in just the right spot at Nazaré, photo by Rafael G. Riancho. A nominee in the TAG Heuer XXL Biggest Wave category of the 2017 WSL Big Wave Awards. The winners will be announced during a live webcast on April 29.
Francisco Porcella towed into one of the biggest (and longest) waves of the last 12 months at Nazaré, Portugal, and it's now a nominee for the Billabong Ride of the Year with its $75,000 first prize. Is this your pick? Find out who wins during the WSL Big Wave Awards live webcast next Saturday, April 29! Video by Javi Goya.
This Maverick's wave of Ben Andrews is up for two awards, the Billabong Ride of the Year and the Biggest Paddle. Video by Curt Myers/Powerlines Productions. Tune into the live webcast of the 2017 WSL Big Wave Awards on April 29.
Brazil's Lucas Chumbo Chianca was everywhere this year, including working his way down the face adn into the barrel at Nazaré to earn a coveted Billabong Ride of the Year Award nomination. Video by Nuno Dias.