Shawn Dollar rides a world record 61-foot wave, Shane Dorian takes "Ride of the Year" honors at the 2013 Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards.
Four-time XXL awards winner Maya Gabeira gives the Jim Rome Is Burning show a behind-the-scenes look at big wave surfing's biggest night.
Sion Milosky remembered at 2011 Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards as XX wins Ride of the Year honors and XX takes Biggest Wave prize.
Jacob Trette and Sion Milosky serve as a reminder of the stakes as we prepare for the 2011 Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards.
Meet the men among men: the Overall Performance nominees.
If you missed it the first time, be sure to check out the Billabong XXL Awards on ESPN2.
Candidates for 2009 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards Announced
The '007 Billabong XXL big wave awards are a wrap, the 5-story behemoths conquered and the quest for bigger water begins now.
Eighteen-year-old Makua Rothman wins big-wave.
It was yet another epic year of surf celebrated at the annual XXL Global Big Wave Awards, and stealing the show was none other than Greg Long and Grant Baker.
Don't let his sarcastic wit and willingness to have a good time fool you, Ian Walsh takes the big-wave pursuit as serious as anyone, and his results speak for themselves.
When a solid Northwest swell hit Maui on Jan. 19, the infamous Jaws roared to life, Albee Layer, Jamie O'brien and rest of the big-wave crew had a field day.
Big-wave surfing has reached a historic new level, but the equipment is still in developmental phases. Kala Alexander, Dave Wassel and Mark Healey break it down.
On Dec. 21, 2012 Santa Cruz's Shawn Dollar rode what's been measured in at 61 feet -- enough for a new world record and the XXL Awards' "Biggest Wave" title.
From underground Maverick's charger to bonafide big-wave surf star, for Shawn Dollar success has come on his terms.