Los nominados a los Big Wave Awards

Big Wave Awards 2018 BIGGEST PADDLE AWARD NOMINEES
El World Surf League (WSL) ha anunciado la lista de nominados a los Big Wave Awards (BWA) de 2018.

Se repartirá la friolera de 350.000 dólares en total en siete categorías. 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, and Hydro Flask Women’s Best Overall Performance of the Year.

Como en las últimas ediciones, la mayoría de nominaciones se las reparten las olas de Nazaré en Portugal y Pe'ahi en Maui.

Los ganadores serán coronados en una gala que se celebrará en el sur de California el sábado 28 de abril de 2018.

NOMINADOS A RIDE OF THE YEAR AWARD
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.)


NOMINADOS BIGEST PADDLE AWARD
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.)

NOMINADOS AL QUIKSILVER AIRLIFT XXL BIGGEST WAVE AWARD
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.)

NOMINADOS AL TUBE OF THE YEAR AWARD
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.)

NOMINADOS AL WIPEOUT OF THE YEAR AWARD
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.)

NOMINADOS AL HYDRO FLASK WOMEN’S BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD
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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Anónimo
10 de abril de 2018, 12:38 borrar

Esta 2 veces el de wipeouts, falta el de los tubos

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Anónimo
10 de abril de 2018, 12:58 borrar

Algun Guipuzcoano?

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10 de abril de 2018, 13:28 borrar

Cierto, a ver si encuentro el de los tubos. Gracias por el aviso.

Un saludo,

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10 de abril de 2018, 13:29 borrar

Si, uno, Javier Goya, en la categoría de Ride Of The Year.

Un saludo,

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Anónimo
10 de abril de 2018, 16:48 borrar

Con el nivel de los surfers en los últimos años y el tamaño q se surfea a remada, el tow in sobra? Un año cojonudo por cierto.

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