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WATERMAN’S WEEKEND HONOREES

2017 Waterman’s Weekend Honorees

Bethany Hamilton – Waterman of the Year
Learn more about Bethany Hamilton

 

Cyrill Gutsch – Environmentalist of the Year
Learn more about Cyrill Gutsch
 

Herbie Fletcher – Lifetime Achievement Award
Learn more about Herbie Fletcher

 

International Surfing Association President Fernando Aguerre and the ISA – Special Recognition Award

 

Past Honorees

Year Waterman of the Year Environmentalist of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award Special Recognition
2016 Mick Fanning Ramon Navarro Simon Anderson  
2015 Stephanie Gilmore Perry Farrell Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz  
2014 Tom Carroll Ted Danson Rusty Preisendorfer Hobie Alter
2013 Fernando Aguerre Brandon Boyd & Incubus Peter “PT” Townend Jon Rose
2012 Shane Dorian Jean-Michel Cousteau Sean Collins  
2011 Greg Long Jefferson Wagner George Downing  
2010 Tom Curren Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Al Merrick  
2009 Rob Machado Dave Rastovich Dick Baker  
2008 Mark Occhilupo Jackson Browne Eduardo Arena Surfrider Foundation & Sierra Club’s Friends of the Foothills
2007 Lisa Andersen Eddie Vedder Randy Rarick Kelly Slater & Layne Beachley
2006 Bob McKnight Jack & Kim Johnson Rabbit Kekai  
2005 Andy Irons Chris Evans Larry “Flame” Moore  
2004 Kelly Slater Greg MacGillivray Miki Dora Bethany Hamilton
2003 Laird Hamilton Serge Dedina Bill & Bob Meistrell  
2002 Fred Hemmings Shaun Tomson Leroy Grannis  
2001 Bud Brown Donna Frye Kenny Collins, Brad Gerlach, Peter Mel & Mike Parsons  
2000 Jack O’Neill Susan Crank & Tom Knapp    
1999 Gerry Lopez Richie Moretti    
1998 Greg Noll Yvon Chouinard    
1997 John Severson John Kelly    
1996 Rell Sunn      
1995 Walter Hoffman      
1994 Bruce Brown      
1993 Hobie Alter