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2016 SIMA IMAGE AWARD WINNERS

2016 SIMA IMAGE AWARDS 
Honoring the best of the surf industry from 2015

OVERALL AWARD
Breakout Brand of the Year
– *winner: Roark Revival
AMUSE SOCIETY
DEPACTUS
OTIS
Roark Revival*
SUN BUM

MEN’S AWARDS
Men’s Apparel Brand of the Year – * winner: Vissla
Billabong
DEPACTUS
RVCA
Vissla*
Volcom

Men’s Boardshort of the Year– * winner: Mirage MF Driven by Rip Curl
Lo Tides by Billabong
HyperFreak by O’Neill
Mirage MF Driven by Rip Curl*
Skeleton Coast by Vissla
Mod-Tech by Volcom

Men’s Marketing Campaign of the Year– * winner: Volume 9: “Himalayan Halfway House” by Roark
Life’s Better In Boardshorts by Billabong
WHERE LAND MEETS SEA by DEPACTUS
Volume 9: “Himalayan Halfway House” by Roark Revival *
Uncommon by Stance
Creators & Innovators by Vissla

WOMEN’S AWARDS
Women’s Apparel Brand of the Year
– * winner: AMUSE SOCIETY
AMUSE SOCIETY *
Billabong Women’s
O’Neill
Rip Curl
Roxy

Women’s Swim Brand of the Year– * winner: Rip Curl
Beach Riot
Billabong Women’s
L*SPACE by Monica Wise
Rip Curl*
Seea

Women’s Marketing Campaign of the Year– * winner: MY BIKINI by Rip Curl
BEACH VIDA BLING! By AMUSE SOCIETY
A Bikini Kind of Life by Billabong Women’s
Anna Sui for O’Neill by O’Neill
MY BIKINI by Rip Curl*
Rihanna x Stance by Stance

PRODUCT AWARDS
Accessory Product of the Year
– * winner: SearchGPS Watch by Rip Curl
HERO4 Session by GoPro
The Ultratide by Nixon
SearchGPS Watch by Rip Curl*
Roark Revival X CRKT Collaboration “The Drifter” Pocket Knife by Roark Revival
Super Invisibles (Be Invisible) by Stance

Environmental Product of the Year– * winner: R2 Yulex/Nexkin front zip full suit by Patagonia*
Billabong Recycler Series by Billabong
TimberTek technology by Firewire Surfboards
G7 by Mizu
R2 Yulex/Nexkin front zip full suit by Patagonia*
Upcycled Coconut Boardshorts by Vissla

Footwear Product of the Year– * winner: Reef Rover with Swellular Technology by Reef
Nui by OluKai
Reef Rover with Swellular Technology by Reef*
Yoga Sling 2 Sandal by Sanuk
Blackball Hi/Lo by Vans
Recliner by Volcom

Hardgoods Accessory Product of the Year– * winner: SurfEars by Creatures of Leisure
CHANNEL ISLANDS HEX CORD by Channel Islands Surfboards
SurfEars by Creatures of Leisure
FCSII Connect Tool-Less Longboard Fin by FCS
Smuggler Travel Bag by Pro-Lite
Drylock TDC Boot by Xcel

Surfboard of the Year – * winner: Hypto Krypto by Haydenshapes
ROOK 15 by Channel Islands Surfboards
EVO by Firewire Surfboards
Hypto Krypto by Haydenshapes*
SISTA BROTHA by Rusty Surfboards
Clay Marzo “Mad Cat” by SUPERbrand

Wetsuit of the Year– * winner: Flash Bomb Zip Free by Rip Curl
Psycho Series by O’Neill
R2 Yulex/Nexkin front zip full suit by Patagonia
Flash Bomb Zip Free by Rip Curl*
7 Seas Wetsuit by Vissla
Drylock TDC by Xcel