It's that time of year to wade in and let your expert big wave opinion be heard on who should come away with this year's Billabong XXL awards. If you haven't seen this year's 'Ride of the Year' nominees, you'll wanna. Otherwise here's the rest of the categories right here:

Paddle Award Nominees:

Grant Baker, Sunset, South Africa

Shawn Dollar, Mavericks

Aaron Gold, Jaws

Mark Healey, Jaws

Mark Mathews, Jaws

SE's vote:

Biggest Wave Nominees:

Carlos Burle, Nazaré

Andrew Cotton, Nazaré

Galtier Garanx, Belharra

Francisco Porcella, Jaws

Ian Walsh, Jaws

SE's vote:

Tube Award Nominees:

Kai Lenny, Jaws

Alain Riou, Teahupoo

Koa Rothman, Teahupoo

Laurie Towner, Shipsterns

Raimana van Bastolaer, Teahupoo

SE's vote:


To see the rest of this year's nominees' rides head to