In late April 2010, the Billabong XXL Awards celebrated one of the best years in big wave surfing at Grove Theater in Anaheim, California. El Nino brought some serious swells and left places like Maverick's, Jaws and Teahupoo pumping all season long. Take a look back at big wave junkies like Grant "Twiggy" Baker, Shane Dorian and Maya Gabeira who fearlessly tackled of some of the world's largest waves and made it to the XXL Awards to brag about it. The Awards Show aired this week on ESPN2 and we've got the highlights.
12hMark Schlabach and Brett McMurphy
3dTom Carpenter and Greg Rosenstein