Tim Bonython Wins Shooters Awards in ASL/Oakely Big Wave Awards
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 2 March, 2009 : - - Tim Bonython was the lucky cameraman who was working with Mark Mathews the day that Cow Bombie in Western Australia delivered the biggest wave surfed according to the judges in the prestigious 08/08ASL/Oakely Big Wave Awards held at the Bondi Surf Club last week.
''Simply with all great waves that were judged I thought we would be lucky to win the award but they must have got the tape measure out and decided that in fact that Marks wave was the biggest wave surfed.''
'Mark is probably Australia's most calculated surfer when it comes to big wave surfing. Simply when the surf is at its biggest at any Australian location you would expect to see Mark out there.'' Mark Matthew'swon himself $20,000 cash & Tim won $3000 for the Shooters Award.
Out all the waves entered which was 40 individual entrants Marks wave was down to the best 6 waves. Tim Bonython will be featuring his footage in his Australian Surf Movie Festival touring in March & April.
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