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WSL Awards: Red Carpet, Surf Style

Each year before the WSL Championship Tour (CT) season kickoff, pro surfers wash the sand off their feet and the salt off their skin for the WSL Awards, a night that honors the biggest moments from the past season. Here's a peek at some of the luminaries from the lineup and beyond who stepped out for the occasion.

Surfers, guests and friends arriving at the 2018 WSL Awards in Queensland, Australia today March 9th, 2018. 2017 WSL World Champion John John Florence and date. WSL / Matt Dunbar Frederico Morais arriving at the 2018 WSL Awards in Queensland, Australia today March 9th, 2018. Portuguese Championship Tour surfer Frederico Morais. WSL / Matt Dunbar Caroline Marks arriving at the 2018 WSL Awards in Queensland, Australia today March 9th, 2018. 2018 Championship Tour rookie Caroline Marks (center). WSL / Matt Dunbar Surfers, guests and friends arriving at the 2018 WSL Awards in Queensland, Australia today March 9th, 2018. 2018 CT wildcard Ian Gouveia with his partner and their daughter. WSL / Matt Dunbar
Ezekiel Lau, Billy Kemper and Keanu Asing with his wife arriving at the 2018 WSL Awards in Queensland, Australia today March 9th, 2018. Ezekiel Lau, Billy Kemper, Keanu Asing and Asing's wife, UFC fighter Kailin Curran. WSL / Matt Dunbar Beyrick deVries and Mikey February of South Africa arriving at the 2018 WSL Awards in Queensland, Australia today March 9th, 2018. South African Qualifying Series surfers Beyrick De Vries (left) and Mikey February. WSL / Matt Dunbar Sage Erickson arriving at the 2018 WSL Awards in Queensland, Australia today March 9th, 2018. Sage Erickson, Californian CT surfer. WSL / Matt Dunbar Surfers, guests and friends arriving at the 2018 WSL Awards in Queensland, Australia today March 9th, 2018. Some of the CT's Brazilian surfers, including Jesse Mendes, Tatiana Weston-Webb, Willian Cardoso, Ian Gouveia, Tomas Hermes and Gabriel Medina, out in full force. WSL / Matt Dunbar
Pat Gudauskas of the USA arriving at the 2018 WSL Awards in Queensland, Australia today March 9th, 2018. Pat Gudauskas and his partner, Tahitian model Hanalei Reponty. WSL / Matt Dunbar Surfers, guests and friends arriving at the 2018 WSL Awards in Queensland, Australia today March 9th, 2018. Former Australian CT surfer Laura Enever (second from left), current CT surfer Nikki Van Dijk (third from right) and friends. WSL / Matt Dunbar Pauline Menczer arriving at the 2018 WSL Awards in Queensland, Australia today March 9th, 2018. 1993 WSL World Champion Pauline Menczer. WSL / Matt Dunbar Matt Wilksinson arriving at the 2018 WSL Awards in Queensland, Australia today March 9th, 2018. Australian CT surfer Matt Wilksinson (left). WSL / Matt Dunbar
World Junior Champions Finn McGill of Hawaii and Vahine Fierro of Tahiti with their trophies at the WSL Awards on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. World Junior Champions Finn McGill and Vahine Fierro. WSL / Matt Dunbar Surfers, guests and friends arriving at the 2018 WSL Awards in Queensland, Australia today March 9th, 2018. Veteran CT surfers and old friends, Joel Parkinson (left) and Mick Fanning. WSL / Matt Dunbar
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