announces the «Athlete Of The Year 2009 has announced the winners of the «Athletes Of The Year 2009» award.

The laurels are presented to the surfers, kitesurfers, windsurfers and bodyboarders that represent the cutting edge of performance in each individual wave and wind water sport.

SurferToday's «Athletes Of The Year 2009» are:

Owen Wright


  Owen Wright

   Incredible year for the 19 year old surfer from Culburra Beach, Australia. Top performances mixing old and new school surfing skills from the new WCT wonder kid.

Alex Caizergues


  Alex Caizergues

   The French bullet is one of the fastest sailors in the world. Again, in the Luderitz Speed Challenge 2009, he broke another world record.

Antoine Albeau


  Antoine Albeau

   Agile and fast, the experienced French windsurfer has done it again. At the age of 37, he won again the PWA World Tour and has a lot to achieve in the speed sailing competitions.

Mike Stewart


  Mike Stewart

   The Science bodyboarder knows how to be on top forever. After winning the giant wave event at Nazaré, Portugal, he fought for the world title till the last minute.

Congratulations to the winners!

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