CASUARINA/NSW(Thursday,April 28th/2022): The votes are in and the finalists are locked across fifteen categories in this year’s Australian Surfing Awards Incorporating The Hall of Fame. Iconic names like like Stephanie Gilmore, Jack Robinson, Joel Parkinson, Sam Bloom and Bede Durbidge are just a few on the honour roll.
Chris Mater, CEO, Surfing Australia, said, “Surfing’s night of nights is something all of us look forward to each and every year. To be able to come together as a community to celebrate the biggest and best in the business of surfing in Australia is a privilege we certainly don’t take for granted at Surfing Australia.”
Top Ten Finalists in the 2022 Australian Surf Photo of The Year Category will be announced May 3rd via official press release.
The Australian Surfing Awards is proudly supported by the Queensland Government, through Tourism and Events Queensland, and features on the It’s Live! in Queensland events calendar.
2022 Australian Surfing Awards Incorporating the Hall of Fame FINALISTS:
Male Surfer of the Year
Female Surfer of the Year
Griffith University Rising Star Award – Female
Griffith University Rising Star Award – Male
Oakley Heavy Water Award
Reeftip Greater Good Award
Bells 50 Year Storm
Surf Aid’s Make A Wave
Peter Troy Lifetime Award
Ruffie Coach Of The Year
ACCIONA Innovation Award
Sandon Point Boardriders/SLSC
Zambrero Surf Culture Award
Surfing NSW “Her Wave”
WA Surf Gallery
Simon Anderson Club Award
Snapper Rocks Surfriders Club
Queenscliff Boardriders Club
North Narrabeen Boardriders Club
Woolworths Indigenous Surfing Community Celebration Award
La Perouse Boardriders
Surfing Victoria Indigenous Engagement Program
‘Waybarra Surf Camp’ by Juraki Surf Culture
Female Para-Surfer of The Year Award
Sarah Jane Gibson
Male Para-Surfer of The Year Award
Surfing Australia Surf Video of the Year
“Surfing” by Dan Scott
“Re-Pulse” by Justin Gane
World-renowned Surf Journalist Nick Carroll continues in the role of Curator of the Australian Surfing Awards incorporating the Hall of Fame.
The Australian Surfing Awards incorporating the Hall of Fame is proudly supported by Tourism and Events Queensland, QT Gold Coast, Griffith University, Reeftip Drinks Co., Zambrero, ACCIONA, Modus Operandi, Andrew Peace Wines and OnStone.