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Benjamin Sanchis, Eric Rebière quatre XXL nominations

 Benjamin Sanchis © Billabong XXL/Bastiene Bonnarme




 

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Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 1 April, 2011 : - - Découvrez en images toutes les nominations 2011 sur BillabongXXL.com. Voir la vidéo des cinq nominations pour le Billabong XXL Ride of the Year Award 2011 Les nominations pour les Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards 2011 sont tombées. Les Français, Benjamin Sanchis et Eric Rebière frappent fort avec 4 nominations !

Sancho est nommé dans les catégories ‘Ride of the year’, ‘Biggest Wave’ et ‘Surfline Best Overall Performence’. Eric est nommé dans la catégorie ‘Monster Tube’. La cérémonie de remise des Billabong XXL Awards aura lieu le 29 avril prochain en Californie en présence des meilleurs surfeurs de gros mondiaux.

Sion Milosky est le premier surfeur à être nommé aux Billabong XXL à titre posthume, dans les catégories ‘Monster Paddle’ et ‘Surfline Best Overall Performance’. Surfeur humble, originaire de Kauai, Sion appartenait à l'élite de ce sport. Après plusieurs sessions impressionnantes à Maverick lors des dernières houles d’hiver, Milosky s’est noyé le 16 Mars 2011 à l’âge de 35 ans laissant une femme et deux filles. Vous pouvez soutenir la famille de Sion Milosky sur Volcom.com.

The nominees for 2011, in alphabetical order:

FIVE BILLABONG XXL RIDE OF THE YEAR AWARD NOMINEES
(Surfer prize $50,000 plus a year lease on a 2012 Toyota Tacoma truck  -  Video prize $5,000)

Michael Brennan (Hobart, Tasmania, Australia) at Shipstern Bluff, Tasmania on April 10, 2010.
(Video by Tim Bonython.)

Danilo Couto (Bahia, Brazil) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on February 8, 2011.
(Video by Elliot Leboe.)

Mark Healey (Sunset Beach, Hawaii, USA) at Outer Reef, Oahu, Hawaii on January 20, 2011.
(Video by Ariel Willeford.)

Benjamin Sanchis (Hossegor, France) at Mullaghmore Head, Ireland on February 13, 2011.
(Video by Yannock Lousouarn.)

David Scard (Caloundra, Queensland, Australia) at Cloudbreak, Fiji on September 20, 2010.
(Video by Talon Clemow.)

FIVE MONSTER PADDLE AWARD NOMINEES
(Surfer prize $15,000 -  Photo/video prize $4,000)

Danilo Couto (Bahia, Brazil) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on February 8, 2011.
(Photos by Eric Aeder, Tracy Kraft and Batel Shimi.  Video by Justin Clark, Giora Koren and Elliot Leboe.)

Shane Dorian
(Kona, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Hawaii, on March 15, 2011.
(Photos by Eric Aeder, Bob Bangerter, Tracy Kraft, Bruno Lemos, Mike Neal and Batel Shimi.  Video by Frank Berthuot, Giora Koren and Bruno Lemos.)


Mark Healey (Sunset Beach, Hawaii, USA) at Maverick’s, California on November 2, 2010.
(Photos by Mike Jones, Don Montgomery and Fred Pompermayer.  Video by Chris Killen.)

Sion Milosky (Sunset Beach, Hawaii, USA) at Outer Reef, Oahu, Hawaii on February 8, 2011.
(Photo by Daniel Russo. Video by Larry Haynes.)

Mark Yazbeck (Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia) at Waimea Bay, Hawaii on January 20, 2011.
(Photos by Bruno Lemos, Al Mackinnon and Terry Reis.  Video by Bruno Lemos.)

FIVE BILLABONG XXL BIGGEST WAVE AWARD NOMINEES
(Surfer prize $15,000 -  Photo/video prize $4,000)

Eric Akiskalian (Gig Harbor, Washington, USA) at South Reef, Lincoln City, Oregon  on November 2, 2010.
(Photos by Dave Colllyer and Richard Hallman.)

Dan Corbett (Dunsborough, Western Australia) at Outer Bombie, Margaret River, Western Australia on October 4, 2010.
(Photo by Jamie Scott.)

Rodrigo “Koxa” Augusto Espirito de Santo (Guaruja, San Paulo, Brazil) at Punta Docas, Chile on August 18, 2010. 
(Photo by Alexandre Akiwas.  Video by Rodrigo Pelado.)

Francisco Porcella (Sardnina, Italy) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on November 2, 2010.
(Photos by Giora Koren, Mike Neal and Batel Shimi.  Video by Tormod Martines.)

Benjamin Sanchis (Hossegor, France) at Belharra, France on February 16, 2011.
(Photo by Bastien Bonnarme.  Video by Julien Roulland.)

FIVE MONSTER TUBE AWARD NOMINEES
(Surfer prize $5,000 -  Still photography prize $2,000)

Shane Dorian (Kona, Hawaii, USA) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii, on March 15, 2011.
(Photos by Bruno Lemos, Mike Neal and Batel Shimi.)

Tom Dosland (Haiku, Hawaii, USA) at The Right, Western Australia on October 6, 2010.
(Photo by Calum Macaulay.)

James Hollmer-Cross (Hobart, Tasmania, Australia) at Shipstern Bluff, Tasmania on April 10, 2010.
(Photo by Andrew Chisholm.)

Mark Mathews (Maroubra, New South Wales, Australia) at The Right, Western Australia on October 6, 2010.
(Photo by Calum Macaulay.)

Eric Rebiere (Hossegor, France) at Mullaghmore Head, Ireland on February 13, 2011.
(Photo by Bastien Bonnarme.)

FIVE SURFLINE BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD NOMINEES
(Surfer prize $5,000)

Kohl Christensen (Kailua, Hawaii, USA)
Danilo Couto (Bahia, Brazil)
Mark Healey (Sunset Beach, Hawaii, USA)
Sion Milosky (Sunset Beach, Hawaii, USA)
Benjamin Sanchis (Hossegor, France)

FIVE BILLABONG GIRLS BEST PERFORMANCE AWARD NOMINEES
(Surfer prize $5,000)

Easkey Britton (Rossnowlagh, Ireland)
Maya Gabeira (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Keala Kennelly (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)
Mercedes Maidana (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Jamilah Star (Santa Cruz, California, USA)

FIVE VERIZON WIPEOUT OF THE YEAR AWARD NOMINEES
(Surfer prize $2,000 and a Samsung Tab by Verizon – Video prize $1,000)

Tiago Candelot (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on January 20, 2011.
(Video by Tony Adams.)

Mark Mathews (Maroubra, New South Wales, Australia) at Shipstern Bluff, Tasmania on April 6, 2010.
(Video by Andrew Chisholm.)

Everaldo “Pato” Teixeira (Florianopolis, Brazil) at Shipstern Bluff, Tasmania on April 6, 2010.
(Video by Andrew Chisholm.)

Laurie Towner (Angourie, New South Wales, Australia) at Cloudbreak, Fiji on September 20, 2010.
(Video by Elliot Leboe.)

Ben Wilkinson (North Narrabeen, New South Wales, Australia) at Maverick’s, California on November 2, 2010.
(Video by Greg Browning.)

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