Sono state finalmente svelate ed effettuate le premiazioni dell'edizione 2010 del Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards che ha visto il raggiungimento di nuovi record nel big wave surfing. BILLABONG XXL RIDE OF THE YEAR AWARD1st: Grant Baker (Durban, South Africa) at Maverick's, California on February 13, 2010. (Video by Noel Robinson)(Surfer prize $50,000 - Video prize $5,000)2nd: Ramon Navarro (Pichilemu, Chile) at Waimea Bay, Hawaii on December 8, 2009. (Surfer prize $5,000)3rd: Shane Dorian (Kona, Kauai, Hawaii) Maverick's, California on February 13, 2010. (Surfer prize $1,500)4th: Raimana Van Bastolaer (Tahiti, French Polynesia) at Teahupoo, Tahiti on March 17, 2010.(Surfer prize $1,500) 5th: Mark Healey/Shane Dorian (Sunset Beach & Kona, Hawaii, USA) at Waimea Bay, Hawaii on December 7, 2009. (Surfer prize $1,500)WINNER BILLABONG XXL BIGGEST WAVE AWARDSebastian Steudtner (Nuremburg, Germany) at Jaws, Maui on December 7th, 2009. (Photo by Batel Shimi)(Surfer prize $15,000 and a Honda Aquatrax watercraft with HSA sled - Photo/video prize $4,000)WINNER MONSTER PADDLE AWARDShawn Dollar (Santa Cruz, California, USA) at Mavericks, California on February 13th, 2010 (Photo by Fred Pompermayer)(Surfer prize $15,000 - Photo/video prize $4,000)WINNER MONSTER TUBE PHOTO AWARDRaimana Van Bastolaer (Tahiti, French Polynesia) at Teahupoo, Tahiti on March 17th, 2010. (Photo by Ben Thouard)(Surfer prize $5,000 - Photography prize $2,000)WINNER BEST MALE OVERALL PERFORMANCE AWARDShane Dorian (Kona, Hawaii)(Surfer prize $5,000)WINNER BILLABONG GIRLS BEST PERFORMANCE AWARDMaya Gabeira (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)(Surfer prize $5,000)WINNER VERIZON WIRELESS WIPEOUT AWARDBrook Phillips Shipsterns Bluff, Tasmania, Australia on October 19th, 2009.