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2017 Big Wave Awards Tag Heuer Wipeout of the Year winner Wilem Banks
2017 Big Wave Awards Wipeout of the Year winner Wilem Banks.
Noah Weigrich and Tag Heuer Wipeout of the Year winner Wilem Banks at the WSL 2017 Big Wave Awards
2017 Big Wave Awards Tag Heuer Wipeout of the Year winner Wilem Banks.
John John's younger brother takes off deep, and disastrously, during a particularly unruly session at Maverick's in January.
A courageous but ultimately disastrous attempt by Chilean big-wave charger Rafael Tapia to outrun a Nazaré beast.
A huge bail-out from the top of a very large wave at Nazaré sees British surfer Tom Lowe flying through the air.
An obstacle course of steps and boils prove to be Danny Griffiths' undoing at a giant day at Shipstern Bluff in 2016.
Young Santa Cruz surfer Wilem Banks goes down with the ship on this blustery Maverick's bomb.
Tom Lowe - Wipeout Nominee
Some of the world's top big wave riders describe their worst wipeouts.
While all of the nominees were cringeworthy, Niccolo Porcella suffered the worst of the worst.
Garrett McNamara skips like a stone at the base of a massive wave at Maverick's.
Pedro Calado turns a too-late drop on a near-perfect wave into a near-perfect wipeout.
Matt Becker is seen is the water angle as he gets insanely airborne.
Warm up for the most daring of performances, with the least success.
Tom Dosland gets hung up above the lip and then is boosted into a space walk.
Niccolo Porcella goes over the handlebars at Teahupo'o, Tahiti on July 22, 2015.
Grant Twig Baker takes a heavy fall at the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau at Waimea Bay on February 25, 2016. Video by WSL Video Team.
Paige Alms suffers a rare misstep at Jaws, Maui on January 10, 2016. Video by Bruno Lemos.
Grant 'Twig Baker' leaps like Superman during the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau at Waimea Bay on February 25, 2016. Video by WSL
Kipp Caddy comes completely unglued at Shipstern Bluff on August 26, 2015. Video by Tim Bonython.
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Gary Linden gets properly pitched at Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico on March 28, 2015. Video by Alejandro de la Torre. An entry in the
Matt Becker nearly sticks an epic air-drop but instead tumbles off in time to watch the lip land on his face at Maverick's.
Jaws Jan 27
Mavericks Feb 4
Maverics Feb 4
Dave Wassel airs it out with unfortunate consequences during the WSL's Pe'ahi Challenge.
Nic Vaughan tests the aerodynamic lift capabilities of his big wave gun on a windy takeoff but crashes and burns.
Tom Dosland is depicted in a second angle of his dangle by his leash after being lofted into orbit at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii.
Nic Vaughan goes hard into the offshore winds and takes flight in spectacular fashion on February 4, 2016. Video by Dan Norkunas.
Landon McNamara has a go at bodysurfing at Jaws on January 27, 2016. Video by Carlos Carbajal/Maui Media Cartel.
Tom Dosland performs his legendary human yo-yo trick at Jaws on January 27, 2016. Video by Giora Koren.
Tyler Larronde gets instantly vaporized at Jaws on January 27, 2016. Video by Aldo Tassara.
Mason Barnes has a go on a solid set wave but things take a turn for the worse at Waimea Bay on January 27, 2016. Video by Sam Sykes.
Matt Becker gets insanely airborne...but nature takes its course at Maverick's on February 4, 2016. Video by Dan Norkunas.
Tom Dosland stars in yet another angle on his stunning mishap at Jaws on January 27, 2016. Video by Davin Phelps.
Steffi Kerson's step-off-gone-wrong at Teahup'oo might make you think twice.
Carlos Burle gets some air, nearly recovers but tips backwards into the maelstrom at Jaws during the Pe'ahi Challenge.
Francisco Porcella slots into a marvelous backside bowl but comes unstuck and enjoys a bit of a tumble at Jaws.
Dean "Dingo" Morrison paddles into a ginormous right but gets hung up in the wind and takes the drop boardless and backwards at Jaws.
Tom Dosland gets hung up above the lip and then is boosted into a space walk for the ages.
Billy Kemper drives through a big tube only to run into a fiberglas and foam roadblock.
Yuri Soledade (Haiku, Hawaii, USA) gets caught in a trade wind during the Pe'ahi Challenge.
Koa Rothman (Sunset Beach, Hawaii, USA) turns a late drop mistake into an epic bodysurfing maneuver during the Pe'ahi Challenge.
Tom Lowe appears in a second angle as he performs an epic lip launch at Puerto Escondido, Mexico on May 3, 2015. Video by Jaciel Santiago.
Cory Lopez drops in on a bomb and drives through a barrel until it all goes wrong in Mainland Mexico. Video by Damien Robertson.
Justin Holland gets hammered at the bottom of the biggest wave ever challenged in Australia. Video by Nimai Strickland.
Nicollo Porcella appears in another angle as he stumbles down the face and goes over the falls at Teahupoo. Video by Raipona Pua.