Billabong Surf awards for best and worst in surfing world

  • 10 May 2013

A surfing award ceremony has named the best and worst in the surfing world with prizes for wipe-outs as well as riding high.

Hawaiian surfer Shane Dorian won one of the sport's biggest prizes: the Ride of the Year award at the annual Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards.

Shawn Dollar got the Biggest Wave Award for riding a towering wave nearly 19m (61 feet) tall.

Chris Shanahan picked up the Wipe-out Award for a spectacular fall.

Check out some of the amazing surfing.

Courtesy of the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards