Los Big Wave Awards de la WSL ya tienen ganadores

Esta madrugada se ha celebrado la ceremonia de los Big Wave Awards de la WSL en Huntington Beach, Califórnia. 

Entre los asistentes, surfistas, fotógrafos y filmmakers. Eran varias las categorias en disputa. Mejor tubo, wipeout, mejor ola y mejor actuación durante la temporada. Entre los candidatos a mejor ola, estaba el italiano Francisco Porcella por su ola el Martes de Carnaval en Nazaré. Praia do Norte, con su conocida ola de Nazaré se repetía como escenario de fondo de los big wave riders.

A continuación os contamos los ganadores de cada una de las categorías:

Billabong Ride of the Year 


Surfer:Billy Kemper

Videographer: Etienne Aurelius

(Surfer prizes total $125,000  –  Videographer prizes total $13,000)

Paddle Award WSL


Surfer: Ben Andrews

Photographer: Fred Pompermayer

(Surfer prize $30,000 – Photographer prize $5,000)

TAG Heuer XXL Biggest Wave Award WSL


Surfer: Francisco Porcella

Photographer: Bruno Aleixo

(Surfer prize $25,000 – Photographer prize $5,000)

Women’s Best Overall Performance Award WSL


Surfer: Paige Alms

(First prize $15,000, $32,500 total)

 

Surfline Men’s Overall Performance Award WSL


Surfer: Jamie Mitchell

(First prize $20,000, $53,500 total)

TAG Heuer Wipeout of the Year Award


Surfer: Wilem Banks

Videographer: Curt Myers

(Surfer prize $5,000  –  Videographer prize $2,000)

Tube of the Year Award


Surfer: Shanan Worrall

Photographer: Jamie Scott

(Surfer prize $10,000 – Still photography prize $5,000)

Congratulations @shananworrall, winner of the 2017 #BigWaveAwards Tube of the Year! Photo by @jamiescottimages

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Estas eran las categorías a concurso, los nominados y los premios de este año:

BILLABONG RIDE OF THE YEAR AWARD

(Surfer prizes total $125,000  –  Videographer prizes total $13,000)

– Ben Andrews (Morro Bay, California, USA) at Maverick’s, California on November 9, 2016.

– Lucas “Chumbo” Chianca (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) at Nazaré, Portugal on December 22, 2016.

– Billy Kemper (Haiku, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on November 11, 2016.

– Jamie Mitchell (Currumbin, Queensland, Australia) at Puerto Escondido, Mexico on June 24, 2016.

– Francisco Porcella (Sardegna, Italy) at Nazaré, Portugal on February 28, 2017.

PADDLE AWARD

(Surfer prize $30,000 – Photographer prize $5,000)

– Ben Andrews (Morro Bay, California, USA) at Maverick’s, California on November 9, 2016.

– Trevor Sven Carlson (Haleiwa, Hawaii, USA) at Nazaré, Portugal on December 17, 2016.

– Lucas “Chumbo” Chianca (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) at Nazaré, Portugal on December 22, 2016.

– Christopher Mashburn (San Diego, California, USA) at Maverick’s, California on January 26, 2017.

– Jamie Mitchell (Currumbin, Queensland, Australia) at Nazaré, Portugal on December 20, 2016.

TAG HEUER XXL BIGGEST WAVE AWARD

(Surfer prize $25,000 – Photographer prize $5,000)

– Trevor Sven Carlson (Haleiwa, Hawaii, USA) at Nazaré, Portugal on December 23, 2016.

– Kai Lenny (Paia, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on November 8, 2016.

– Francisco Porcella (Sardegna, Italy) at Nazaré, Portugal on October 24, 2016.

– Sebastian Steudtner (Nuremberg, Germany) at Nazaré, Portugal on October 24, 2016.

– Hugo Vau (Terceira, Azores, Portugal) at Nazaré, Portugal on October 24, 2016.

SURFLINE MEN’S BEST OVERALL PERFORMANCE AWARD

(First prize $20,000, $53,500 total)

– Grant Baker (Durban, South Africa) 

– Pedro Calado (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 

– Trevor Sven Carlson (Haleiwa, Hawaii, USA)

– Lucas “Chumbo” Chianca (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

– Billy Kemper (Haiku, Hawaii, USA)

– Nic Lamb (Santa Cruz, California, USA)

– Kai Lenny (Haiku, Hawaii, USA)

– Greg Long (San Clemente, California, USA) 

– Jamie Mitchell (Currumbin, Queensland, Australia)

– Francisco Porcella (Sardegna, Italy)

WOMEN’S BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD

(First prize $15,000, $32,500 total)

– Paige Alms (Haiku, Hawaii, USA)

– Justine Dupont (Lacanau, France)

– Keala Kennelly (Hanalei, Hawaii, USA) 

– Nicole Pacelli (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

– Bianca Valenti (Mill Valley, California, USA)

TUBE OF THE YEAR AWARD

(Surfer prize $10,000 – Still photography prize $5,000)

– Dane Gudauskas (San Clemente, California, USA) at Cloudbreak, Fiji on May 23, 2016.

– Conor Maguire (Bundoran, Ireland) at Mullaghmore Head, Ireland on March 15, 2017.

– Bradley Norris (Perth, W.A. Australia) at The Right, Western Australia on May 16, 2016.

– Dan Ryan (Margaret River, W.A. Australia) at The Right, Western Australia on May 16, 2016.

– Shanan Worrall (Margaret River, W.A. Australia) at The Right, Western Australia on May 16, 2016.

TAG HEUER WIPEOUT OF THE YEAR AWARD

(Surfer prize $5,000  –  Videographer prize $2,000)

– Wilem Banks (Santa Cruz, California, USA) at Maverick’s, California  on January 26, 2017.

– Nathan Florence (Haleiwa, Hawaii, USA) at Maverick’s, California  on January 26, 2017.

– Danny Griffiths (Hobart, Tasmania, Australia) at Shipstern Bluff, Tasmania on June 16, 2016.

– Tom Lowe (St. Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom) at Nazaré, Portugal on October 24, 2016.

– Rafael Tapia (Santiago, Chile) at Nazaré, Portugal on October 24, 2016.

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