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The world's premiere big-wave riders are a pretty diverse group, albeit with a similar thirst for glory; they all want to catch the most talked-about ride of the year. For some that pursuit is a year-around occupation. Wherever massive swells are headed -- Europe, Hawaii, Tasmania -- they make sure they're there to greet them. But come spring, the end of big-water hunting season in the northern hemisphere, a panel of judges for the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards survey the..Read More →
Grant 'Twiggy' Baker from Durban, South Africa, won the Ride of the Year, the premiere category in the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards presented by Monster Energy, at a glittering function in Anaheim, California tonight (Australia time).Baker, 36, pocketed US $50 000 (approx. R375 000) for his incredible ride on an enormous wave that he paddled into during the Mavericks Surf Contest at Half Moon Bay in California on 13 February 2010."This is for my country,..Read More →
GRINDTV Newswire - NEWPORT BEACH, CA - (April 12, 2010) - As the countdown continues to the April 23rd climax of the Tenth Annual Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards presented by Monster Energy, additional nominees have been announced in the wipeout and best all-around performance categories.Always a crowd favorite, the 2010 Verizon Wireless Wipeout of the Year contenders are a terrifying product of the awesome hydraulic power to be found offshore of Hawaii, California and the..Read More →
On the fiery heels of one of the most blood-pumping winters in recent memory, the Billabong XXL Awards released the first round of finalist in what has become the preemenint big-wave award show. Held on April 23 in Southern California, the XXL Awards are celebrating their 10th year, and appropriately enough, they're doing it with a slew of entries that will leave your heart thumping and your stomach in your throat.Between closeout sets at Waimea and a few roaring sessions at..Read More →
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