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[image src=”4858″ alt=”” href=”” title=”” info_content=”” lightbox_caption=”” id=”” class=”” style=””][text_output]Winners of the 2016 TAG Heuer XXL Wave Awards were announced on Sunday, April 23rd, and MFC team rider Yuri Soledade was awarded Biggest Wave of the year for the wave shown above. It has been an incredible wave season. EL Niño has delivered its full potential, and Maui has been on fire week after week, swell after swell. And yet again Yuri has been there, at the right time on the right place to charge with his friends for the best, biggest most scariest waves. The award was given for this wave, that was measured a face height of 73 feet. Yes, 73 FEET!!! That’s a heluva of wave brah!!! Congratulations!  See the full video coverage here[/text_output]