Finalists Announced For 2018 Australian Surfing Awards Incorporating The Hall of Fame

CASUARINA/NSW (March 1st,2018):  The cream of the crop has risen to the top with category finalists announced in the 2018 Australian Surfing Awards Incorporating the Hall of Fame.

Big names like Julian Wilson, Tyler Wright and Steph Gilmore join up and coming stars and industry icons on the finalist's list with winners to be announced on stage next Tuesday evening, March 6th at QT Gold Coast.

The 40th inductee in the Hall of Fame will be announced Monday, March 5th before officially being inducted at the 2018 Australian Surfing Awards Incorporating the Hall of Fame on Tuesday evening, March 6th. 

 2018 Australian Surfing Awards Incorporating The Hall of Fame Finalists List:

 

Male Surfer of the Year

Barney Miller

Julian Wilson

Owen Wright

 

Female Surfer of the Year

Sally Fitzgibbons

Stephanie Gilmore

Tyler Wright

 

Male Rising Star

 Mikey McDonagh

Reef Heazlewood

Sandon Whittaker

 

Female Rising Star

Kobie Enright

Macy Callaghan

Piper Harrison

 

ASB Greater Good Award

Barney Miller Charity Surf Classic

Laeticia Brouwer and family, Brouwer Scholarship

Nev Hyman's 'NevHouse'

 

Peter Troy Lifestyle Award

 Dave Rastovich

 Mont & Lorraine Bryant

 Warren Smith

 

Milwaukee Heavy Water Award

Mick Corbett

Ryan Hipwood

Jamie Mitchell

 

Simon Anderson Club Award

Coffs Harbour Boardriders Club (NSW)

Cowaramup Bay Boardriders Club (WA)

Noosa Boardriders (QLD)

 

Surf Culture Award

Bells Beach Surf Film Festival

"On the Java Edge" by Jock Serong

"The Life of Brine" by Phil Jarratt

 

Nikon Surf Video of the Year

Maurice Cole by Peter Baker

The Big Wave Project by Tim Bonython

The Church of the Open Sky by Nathan Oldfield

 

Nikon Surf Photo of the Year Top 20

Alex Brunton (x 3 entries)

Craig Parry (x 2 entries)

Jack Dekort (x 2 entries)

Jamie Scott (x 2 entries)

Mark Onorati (x 2 entries)

Peter Jovic

Philip Thurston

Ryan Williams (x 2 entries)

SARIPS

Ted Grambeau

Trent Mitchell (x 2 entries)

Woody Gooch

 

World-renowned Surf Journalist Nick Carroll continues in the role of Curator of the Australian Surfing Awards incorporating the Hall of Fame.

Operated with the support of Tourism and Events Queensland, the Australian Surfing Awards is renowned for recognising the best in surfing talent.

The Australian Surfing Awards incorporating the Hall of Fame is proudly supported by Tourism and Events Queensland, QT Gold Coast, the Australian Sports Commission, Nikon, Milwaukee, nudie, Hyundai Australia, Australasian Surf Business Magazine, XXXX Summer Bright Lager and DrinkWise.