Mark Mathews (Maroubra, New South Wales, Australia) goes in for some shade on a bomb at Jaws, Pe’ahi, Maui on January 19th, 2014. Mark scored himself an entry in the Ride of the Year category of the 2014 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards presented by Pacifico.
Video by Elijah Crowell
With six different awards categories, the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards hosts some of the gnarliest surfers in the world each year at The Grove in Anaheim, California. A panel of judges take on the challenge of narrowing down the best entries of the year to be recognized with prize money at the banquet. Norris’ ride at The Right will be included as a submission into the “Ride of the Year” category. –
Check out more Billabong XXL entries, such as Jamie Mitchell’s recent wave at Mavericks.