Rip Curl Nominated for 5 SIMA Image Awards


Costa Mesa, CA (November 15, 2013): Rip Curl is honored to be nominated for the following SIMA Image Awards, which recognize the best of the surf industry from 2013: Women's Swim Brand of the Year, Women's Marketing Campaign of the Year for “My Bikini”, Men's Boardshort of the Year for the Mirage Aggrolite Series, Accessory Product of the Year for the Trestles World Tide and Time Watch, and Wetsuit of the Year for the Flash Bomb Plus.

In its eleventh year, the SIMA Image Awards is the only awards program that gives the surf industry the opportunity to recognize fellow companies for their outstanding contributions to the industry.

Rip Curl's Flash Bomb received the 2011 and 2012 Wetsuit of the Year SIMA Image Award and Rip Curl is looking to defend that title, with additional innovations built into the latest Flash Bomb model. Rip Curl strives to be the Ultimate Surfing Company by focusing on these core product categories and the efforts of the committed crew are highlighted through these industry-awarded nominations!

Women's Swim Brand of the Year:

  • Beach Riot
  • Billabong
  • L*Space by Monica Wise
  • Rip Curl
  • Roxy

Women's Marketing Campaign of the Year:

  • "Colorlove" by Billabong
  • "DVF loves ROXY" by Roxy
  • "My Bikini" by Rip Curl
  • "Sandals Are For Fun $#!+" by Sanuk
  • "Wish You Were Here" by L*Space

Men's Boardshort of the Year:

  • Annihilator Nano by Volcom
  • Jordy Freak by O'Neill
  • Mirage Aggrolite Series by Rip Curl
  • Phantom Fuse 2 by Hurley
  • Recycler Series Boardshorts by Billabong

Accessory Product of the Year:

  • H2O Floatable Sunglasses by Dragon
  • Socks by Stance
  • The Blaster by Nixon
  • Trestles Pro World Time and Tide Watch by Rip Curl
  • Vestal Guide: Altimeter | Barometer | Compass Watch by Vestal

Wetsuit of the Year:

  • Drylock by Xcel
  • Flash Bomb Plus by Rip Curl
  • O'Neill Psycho Series with TechnoButter by O'Neill Wetsuits
  • Patagonia R2 Yulex Wetsuit by Patagonia

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