Ride at Jaws gives Healey XXL Award

FIRST PHOTO: In an image taken from video, Mark Healey of Oahu accepts his award for biggest paddle-in wave during the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards on Friday at the Grove Theater in Anaheim, Calif.

SECOND PHOTO: Healey’s winning ride took place at Peahi, also known as “Jaws,” on Nov. 13 (from video). The other winners were Twiggy Baker (big wave world tour champion, and men’s best overall performance), Keala Kennelly (women’s best overall performance), Greg Long (ride of the year, at Puerto Escondido, Mexico), Gautier Garanx (biggest wave, in Belharra, France) and Koa Rothman (tube of the year, in Teahupoo, Tahiti; and wipeout of the year).