Tow, paddle, whatever your persuasion

Expect goosebumps and OMG's, right here. Rewards are mostly intrinsic for men who ride avalanches, but there's a fistful of awards that celebrate the hair-raisers these men dig on. Men like Gaz McNamara, Nathan Fletcher, Jeff Rowley, Ryan Hipwood and more. The Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards is one of the celebratory outfits. Entries have closed and the entrants are locked in. Above and below y'can view the finalists for each category.