Pro surfer Grant Baker won this year’s World Surf League ‘Ride of the Year’ for this monster wave last November at Jaws. The prize for ‘Ride of the Year’ is $65,000! The above video is a compilation of all the winning rides this year. Jaws was really going off that day in November. A few surfers won big wave awards!

Here is a breakdown of the winners for 2019:

  • Ride Of The Year ($65,000): Grant Baker (RSA) at Jaws, Hawaii, on November 26, 2018;
  • Men’s XXL Biggest Wave ($20,000): Kai Lenny (HAW) at Jaws, Hawaii, on November 26, 2018;
  • Women’s XXL Biggest Wave ($20,000): Justine Dupont (FRA) at Nazaré, Portugal, on November 18, 2018;
  • Men’s Biggest Paddle ($20,000): Grant Baker (RSA) at Jaws, Hawaii on November 26, 2018;
  • Women’s Biggest Paddle & World Record ($20,000): Andrea Moller (BRA) at Jaws, Hawaii, on January 16, 2016;
  • Men’s Overall Performance ($10,000): Kai Lenny (HAW);
  • Women’s Overall Performance ($10,000): Justine Dupont (FRA);
  • Wipeout Of The Year ($3,000): Makua Rothman (HAW) at Cloudbreak, Fiji, on May 22, 2018