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Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards

April 30, 2011

GREATEST RIDES AND BIGGEST WAVES OF THE LAST YEAR HONORED.

The Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards fueled by Monster Energy were announced last night in the Grove Theater in Anaheim, California, and was another spectacular showdown of surfing’s greatest rides and riders witnessed over the last 12 months.

Father and daughter – Sion @ Mavericks photos courtesy of Frank Quirarte and Jamie Ballenger

The big winners were Danilo Couto who won 2011 Ride of the year award for his hell wave at Jaws/Peahi, Benjamin Sanchis who won the 2011 Biggest Wave award for his monster wave in Belharra, France. Shane Dorian took out both the 2011 Monster Paddle award and the 2011 Monster Tube award with his mind bending wave at Jaws/Peahi, whilst Mark Matthews took home the 2011 Wipeout of the year award with his hell beating at Shipstern Bluff.

 

 

 

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