2018 Wake Awards Winners!

See who took home the most coveted awards in all of wake

The 15th annual Wake Awards went off Thursday night, Sept. 6 at Surf Expo as the industry gathered to celebrate the biggest accomplishments of the year. With a packed house and the good-times flowing, the celebration was nonstop from start to finish, including a couple awesome guest appearances. We will have a full recap of the show soon, but in the meantime here is the list of winners for the 2018 Wake Awards!

Check Out Award presented by Rockford Fosgate

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Luca KiddBill Doster

Best Web Video
Area 52 feat. Ben Leclair

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Film/edit: Taylor Hanley
Riders: Ben Leclair, Dylan Miller, Kevin Henshaw, Mark Rugala, Keaton Roper
Bill Doster

Best Video Short/Series
Valdosta Yardsale II

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Edit: Aaron Rathy
Filmers: Cole Vanthof, Trever Maur, Steffen Vollert, Norbi Vasko, Trevor Bashir, Josh Belcher, Drew Martin
Bill Doster

Best Video
Formats

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Film/edit: Taylor Hanley
Riders: Raph Derome, Dylan Miller, Guenther Oka, Nick Dorsey, Felix Georgii
Bill Doster

#passthehandle

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Matt ManzariBill Doster

Best Photographer

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Rodrigo DonosoBill Doster

Industry Icon Award

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Tony FinnBill Doster

Legend Award

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Randall Harris Randall won the award in 2017, but wasn't available to accept it. He was presented his trophy at this year's Wake Awards. He was also inducted into the Wakeboarding Hall of Fame 2018 class, along with Parks Bonifay and Ronn Seidenglanz.Bill Doster

Best Park & Rail Rider

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Guenther OkaBill Doster

Best Boat Rider

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Cory TeunissenBill Doster

Best Female Rider

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Meagan EthellBill Doster

Full Scope Award

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Guenther OkaBill Doster

Indmar Women's Trick of the Year

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Julia Rick
Toeside backside 1080
Bill Doster

Indmar Wakeskate Trick of the Year

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Travis Doran
Noseblunt nollieflip
Bill Doster

Indmar Men's Trick of the Year

2018 Wake Awards Winners!
Cody Hesse
Mute half-cab triple roll
Bill Doster

Big thanks to all the sponsors that make Wake Awards possible!

2018 Wake Awards Sponsors
2018 Wake Awards SponsorsWKB