WSL Big Wave Awards
yesterday at 15:45. Facebook
There's only one month left in the Big Wave Awards season so you need to hop over to the main website and look at ALL the hundreds of entries. Who went biggest? Who rode deepest? Who ate it like no other? Look at 'em all and let us know you think ought to be nominated....

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WSL Big Wave Awards
02/20/2017 at 23:16. Facebook
Big Ben Wilkinson on a big Mavs wall. It's just that simple. Photo by Fred Pompermayer.
WSL Big Wave Awards
02/20/2017 at 21:33. Facebook
An ultra-rare water angle one of the most dramatic moments of the last year -- the giant paddle wave Lucas Chumbo Chianca (deep) and Francisco Porcella (airborne) shared at Nazaré, Portugal in December. Billabong Ride of the Year entry video by Timelapse-Media.
WSL Big Wave Awards
02/20/2017 at 19:37. Facebook
Alexander Zirke on a beauty in the Canary Islands. Video by German Pinelo.
WSL Big Wave Awards
02/20/2017 at 18:03. Facebook
Nicole Pacelli spins around and SUPs on down in the sweet spot at an outer reef on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Video by Shannon Reporting
WSL Big Wave Awards
02/19/2017 at 18:20. Facebook
Once again, it's a fine line between a great ride and a heavy wipeout. This beast at The Right might have been either but the 75 tons of white lip chandelier made the decision for Rudi Schwartz. So it's a TAG Heuer Wipeout entry video by Tim Bonythons - Swell Chasers. (Look for his Big Wave Project film coming soon!)
WSL Big Wave Awards
02/18/2017 at 18:04. Facebook
Lucas Chumbo Chianca at it yet again, this time at Maverick's (With Pedro Scooby joining in on the shoulder for moral support. Billabong Ride of the Year entry video by Curt Myers/ Powerlines Productions. Curtisimo Being.
WSL Big Wave Awards
02/17/2017 at 21:46. Facebook
Jaws has been mighty stingy this season, but there have been a few morsels for those dedicated enough to pick them out. Trevor Sven Carlson, getting a little love on Valentine's Day. Photo by Fred Pompermayer.
WSL Big Wave Awards
02/17/2017 at 19:24. Facebook
Fred David and the moment of truth at Nazaré. Photo by Rafael G. Riancho.
WSL Big Wave Awards
02/17/2017 at 17:16. Facebook
Let's revisit Billy Kemper's 10-point wave during the final of the Pe'ahi Challenge at Jaws, this time from the helicopter angle. He makes it look so easy! Billabong Ride of the Year entry video by the WSL Video Team. Precise low-level piloting courtesy of the legendary Don Shearer.
WSL Big Wave Awards
02/16/2017 at 18:58. Facebook
Such beauty and drama -- Portugal's own Nic von Rupp, starring in a classic Nazaré image by BALEIXO Photography.
WSL Big Wave Awards
02/15/2017 at 21:08. Facebook
So there were some waves yesterday at Jaws and it was windy and Peru's Alvaro Malpartida went hard on a left and almost stuck a magic carpet air drop. And that "almost" is the narrow difference between a Ride of the Year entry and a Wipeout of the Year entry. Video by Jose Plaza Malaga.
WSL Big Wave Awards
02/15/2017 at 16:20. Facebook
Here's something fresh! João De Macedo finds a place to hide out in the Azores amid the endless run of Atlantic swells. Billabong Ride of the Year entry video by Rodrigo Caetano.
Every surfer knows what it's like to paddle for a wave and "get hung up in the lip." Wilem Banks perfectly defines what that looks like at Maverick's in XXL proportions. TAG Heuer Wipeout of the Year entry video by Curt Myers. Curtisimo Being.
Rafael Tapia works his way through traffic on a busy tow day at Nazaré, only to tip over at the bottom and suffer the consequences. TAG Heuer Wipeout of the Year entry video by Yana Vaz.
Grant Twig Baker, giving it a shot from a bit too deep on a big paddle day at Maverick's. Billabong Ride of the Year entry video by Curt Myers/Curtisimo Being.
Sebastian Steudtner on the Great Wall at Nazaré, Portugal. TAG Heuer XXL Biggest Wave entry photo by Rafael G. Riancho.
Ross Clarke-Jones negotiates his way along a big outside righthander at Nazaré, Portugal on Friday. Video by Humberto Santos.
THIS JUST IN - The swell has dropped some in Nazaré today, but clean barrels are on offer, as demonstrated by France's Eric Rebiere. Photo by Guilherme Soares.
Ross Clarke-Jones flies like a madman across a Nazaré wall yesterday. (And catches up to Justine Dupont...) Billabong Ride of the Year entry video by Humberto Santos.