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Biggest Wave of the Year Award

By Michael A. Caruso Real Estate Group

Three OC local surfers are nominated for this year’s XXL Global Big Wave Awards Event! There is an area about 100 miles from Dana Point called the Cortes bank and San Clemente surfer Mike Parsons (nominee for Biggest Wave of the Year Award) takes the big ride there with waves that are 8 - 10 stories high. In fact three well known OC surfers shined at The Grove (in Anaheim) where Billabong held it’s XXL Big Wave Awards. The locals are Greg Long and Brad Gerlach (both are previous winners) and Mike Parsons (named earlier). Some of the places these guys surf is: Outer reef (Oregon), Todos Santos (Baja) and Waimea (Hawaii). Some other famous spots are: Ghost Tree, Shark Park and Jaws.The awards throw a $15,000 - $50,000 prizes from Billabong, along with the worldwide notoriety and respect from the surfing community. Good luck everyone and safe surfing.

Published Thursday, April 17, 2008 9:32 AM by Zinnia Q.


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