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Winners List from the WSL Big Wave Awards

The new big wave season is just around the corner. But tonight, it's time to honor some of the numerous achievements in big wave surfing throughout the 2018/19 season.

Currently in it's 19th year, this year's Big Wave Awards will recognize the surfers who have demonstrated the most committed and advanced level of big wave surfing -- in or outside of the jersey. Any wave ridden between March 21, 2018 and March 20, 2019, at any big wave spot, was eligible for consideration and judged based off of photo or video evidence.

After a year of assessing the top moments, from all corners of the world -- here are your 2018/19 Big Wave award winners:

Men's Paddle Award: Grant Baker

2019 Biggest Paddle Nominee - Grant Baker at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on November 26, 2018. Photo by Kenny Morris. 2019 Biggest Paddle Nominee - Grant Baker at Jaws WSL / Kenny Morris

Women's Paddle Award World Record: Andrea Moller

2019 Women's Paddle Record Nominee: Andrea Moller at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on January 16, 2016. Photo by Fred Pompermayer. 2019 Women's Paddle Record Nominee: Andrea Moller at Jaws WSL / Fred Pompermayer

Men's XXL Biggest Wave Award: Kai Lenny

2019 XXL Biggest Wave: Kai Lenny at Jaws
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2019 XXL Biggest Wave Winner: Kai Lenny at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on November 26, 2018. Video by Marcus Rodrigues.

Women's XXL Biggest Wave Award: Justine Dupont

2019 Women's XXL Biggest Wave: Justine Dupont at Nazaré 2
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2019 Women's XXL Biggest Wave Winner: Justine Dupont at Nazaré, Portugal on November 18, 2018. Video by Antione Chicoye.

Men's Overall Performance Award: Kai Lenny

Kai Lenny - 2019 Men's Best Overall Performance Nominee Kai Lenny - 2019 Men's Best Overall Performance Nominee WSL / Fred Pompermayer

Hydro Flask Women's Performance Award: Justine Dupont

Justine Dupont - 2019 Hydro Flask Women's Performance Nominee Justine Dupont - 2019 Hydro Flask Women's Performance Nominee WSL / Vitor Estrelinha

Wipeout of the Year Award: Makua Rothman

2019 Wipeout of the Year: Makua Rothman at Cloudbreak
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2019 Wipeout of the Year Winner: Makua Rothman at Cloudbreak, Fiji on May 22, 2018. Video by Taylor Curran.

Ride of the Year: Grant Baker

2019 Ride of the Year: Grant Baker at Jaws
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2019 Ride of the Year Winner: Grant Baker at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on November 26, 2018. Video by Carlos Carbajal.
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