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Gallery: We Got Nominated For A Surfer Poll Award (And Lost!)

*Insert intoxicated slur here*

style // Dec 10, 2017
Words by Stab
Reading Time: < 1 minute

As we write this, the North Shore is getting all dolled up. Sandals are getting shined, aloha prints pressed. 

The Surfer staff is sprinting around Turtle Bay, locating talent, pinning down hosts, making sure these fuckers stick to the script, wondering what unseen backlash is awaiting their forthcoming decisions. We, on the other hand, are double-fisting beers in preparation for the night that will be. We think Rory even got some acid. 

Yup, just looked over at the kitchen counter. Rory’s cutting tabs with a pair of nail clippers. It’s gonna be a great night. 

Which, did you know Stab got nominated for a Surfer Poll? Pretty cool. 

But of course they couldn’t let us win. Sure, “The Dock” got a few views, but there’s no way we’re gonna be allowed to accept an award. Anyway, watch below, if you’d like.

Here are the people who did win:

Men’s Surfer Poll:

1. John Florence
2. Kelly Slater
3. Jordy Smith
4. Frederico Morais!!
5. Dane Reynolds
6. Gabriel Medina
7. Jack Freestone
8. Julian Wilson
9. Mason Ho
10. Filipe Toledo

Women’s Surfer Poll:

1. Carissa Moore
2. Alana Blanchard
3. Steph Gilmore
4. Sally Fitzgibbons
5. Tyler Wright
6. Sage Erickson
7. Coco Ho
8. Courtney Conlogue
9. Bethany Hamilton
10. Lakey Peterson

Movie of the Year: Chapter 11, Dane Reynolds

Best Short: “Premium Violence,” Warren Smith, Former

Best Series: “Continuance,” Alek Parker and Kelly Slater

Best Performance: Julian Wilson, “Wayward.”

Best Documentary: “Nervous Laughter,” Dan Norkunas and Albee Layer

Best Barrel: Ian Walsh

Heavy Water: Kai Lenny

(…and the big one! ) Best Maneuver: Albee Layer 

Thanks to Surfer for the great night/honorable mention and stay tuned for Rory’s halucinogenated recap, mañana. 😉


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