In a year of groundbreaking performances in heavy water, Nathan Fletcher’s mad dash for daylight at in Teahupoo Uncut cemented his place in big-wave lore. But it was the combination of his performances in three films (Teahupoo Uncut, Get-N-Classic, and Rumors) that saw him edge out a star-studded field in 2011 for the Heavy Water award.
2011 SURFER Poll Heavy Water Nominees
Dean Morrison (A Dingo’s Tale, Teahupoo Uncut)
Nathan Fletcher (Teahupoo Uncut, Get-N-Classic, Rumors)
Laurie Towner (Teahupoo Uncut, Blow Up)
Bruce Irons (Teahupoo Uncut, Rumors)
Mark Healey (Surprise Excitement Party)