The Aloha Award in memory of John Shimooka
For building a better community through surfing
About the Aloha Award
The award will be both democratic and equitable by design. Annually there will be a male and female winner, with a committee accepting nominations from all comers in 2022 to choose the standout candidates.
We will open a call for nominations on November 9, 2022 with a request for a maximum of 50 words or less to accompany each nomination to explain how the nominee has contributed to building a better community through surfing. Nominations will close on November 30, 2022 at 5pm ESDT, with the announcement of winners on the 12th December 2022. 12.12
Nominations are being taken below.
A surfer whose passion and community spirit spreads stoke and aloha during the calendar year. Their achievements may be in fields as diverse as performance surfing, coaching, mental health, surf rescue, boardrider clubs, commentating or surfing administration.
Aloha Award in Memory of John Shimooka Winners
Brenda Miley & Matt Mcsorley
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