SURFER Awards 2017: Best Performance Nominees

Style, showmanship, indisputable skill

The 2017 Surfer Awards Best Performance Nominees represent the pinnacle of this year’s high-performance surfing. Based on a surfer’s outstanding performance from a single edit released this year, the award will go to one of the following: Mikey Wright, for his unhinged style in ROOT; Julian Wilson, for his well-rounded showmanship in Wayward; Dane Reynolds, for his typical Reynoldsian approach in Premium Violence; Jay Davies, for his heavy-footed performance around Australia in Native; and Jordy Smith, for his on-rail, above-the-lip, and in-the-tube dexterity in Just Now. Who do you think deserves the win? Let us know in the comments section.

DANE REYNOLDS (PREMIUM VIOLENCE)

JAY DAVIES (NATIVE)

JORDY SMITH (JUST NOW)

JULIAN WILSON (WAYWARD)

MIKEY WRIGHT (ROOT)