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Voting for the 43rd Annual Sufer Poll is Now Open


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L to R: 18-Time Men’s Poll #1 Kelly Slater, 2013 Movie of the Year filmmaker Kai Neville and three-time Women’s Poll #1 Stephanie Gilmore. Photo: Grant Ellis

Vote for Your Favorite Surfers at

The winners will be announced on December 6, 2013 at the exclusive invite-only awards ceremony at Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu, where we will also award the best films and performances of the year with honors that include Best Barrel, Breakthrough Performer, Best Short, Movie of the Year, and more.

Special thanks to SURFER Magazine partners FIAT, GoPro, House of Marley, KRU Vodka, Leatherman, Martin Guitars, Red Bull and Turtle Bay Resort for helping to bring the biggest night in surfing to life.


In 1960, SURFER Magazine began as the original. After a long history of delivering provocative and insightful editorial features, revealing interviews and award winning state-of-the-art photography, SURFER remains the authoritative voice of the surfing world and thus earned the moniker "the bible of the sport." The SURFER brand has also grown to include, Fantasy Surfer, and the SURFER message boards. All of these assets combine to make the SURFER network the most current and reliable channel of information to the surf community. The magazine is published by Source Interlink's GrindMedia, which reaches more than 22- million active sports enthusiasts through an integrated network of magazines, online properties, events and television programming. To learn more, visit

About GrindMedia:

Source Interlink Media’s GrindMedia is the world’s largest action/adventure/outdoor media company, with 29 leading media assets featuring brands such as, SURFER, SURFING, TransWorld SKATEboarding, Bike, POWDER, TransWorld Motocross, Snowboarder, Canoe & Kayak and more. GrindMedia reaches more than 40 million engaged consumers every month through its print, online, mobile, TV/video and events. Delivering significant reach across both action sports enthusiast and various in-market consumer audiences, GrindMedia also produces more than 40 leading events and webcasts such as Surfer Poll Awards, TransWorld SKATEboarding Awards, Powder Video Awards, Lowers Pro and EnduroCross. GrindMedia is also the exclusive action and adventure sports content provider for Yahoo! Sports. To learn more, visit  

Media Contacts:  

Dawn Hamilton
KHPR for GrindMedia
Public Relations Manager
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Janna Irons
SURFER Magazine Contributing Editor
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