Awards organizers released the nominees for Billabong Ride of the Year, Paddle, TAG Heuer Biggest Wave and the Pure Scot Barrel of the Year, and the rest of the category nomination announcements will be made over the next two weeks.
Awarded to the surfer who rides the single most spectacular tubing wave of the year, judged on the impact generated by still photo images.
Awarded to the surfer who, by any means available, catches and successfully rides the biggest wave of the year.
Awarded to the surfer who paddles into and successfully rides the biggest wave of the year.
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