NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 05/04/12 -- Tune in to YouTube's action sports channel, Network A tonight at 7:30 p.m. PT to watch the 2012 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards broadcast live from the Grove of Anaheim. The awards show will be streamed live here: youtube.com/networka.
The Billabong XXL Awards are the culmination of a year-long event window in which the bravest surfers chase the world's biggest waves, in search of the event's coveted Ride Of The Year award. Other categories include XXL Biggest Wave, Monster Tube, Monster Paddle, Verizon Wipeout Of The Year, Surfline Overall Performance and Billabong Girls Performance.
It's been a historic year in big-wave surfing, one that saw massive surf from Ireland to the South Pacific and surfers from eight countries earning nominations.
Nathan Fletcher, Bruce Irons, and Everaldo Teixeira were all nominated for Billabong XXL Awards for waves they rode on the historic day of August 27, 2011 at Teahupo'o, which was documented in Billabong's "Code Red" documentary. The full-length movie is available for you to watch online at this link: http://youtu.be/uIBgWI_BTyM
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About Network A:
Network A is the new home for action sports content on YouTube. In partnership with Wasserman Media Group, Network A is the only editorially independent channel dedicated solely to action sports, with new snow, ski, surf, skate, moto, and BMX videos releasing daily. Network A is part of Bedrocket Media Ventures, the first media company created for the social TV generation. Visit Bedrocket.com for more information.
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