Marking the sixth year of Nixon’s WTA (Winner Takes All), Australian surfer Nathan Hedge claimed 2012′s second stop title at the Billabong Pro J-Bay, as well as a one-of-a-kind $10,000 USD Nixon watch. Awarded for the highest heat score during the South African ASP 6-star event, the custom black high-polish Nixon 51-30 ‘WTA J-Bay’ Edition watch dawned Swiss quartz analog with tide function, black sunray dial, laser-etched “WTA” insignia, applied South African flag at the 6 o’clock postion, single white diamond at the 12 o’clock, and finished off with 36 white diamonds set inside the all black bezel. Check out images of the $10k watch above and video of Hedge’s winning J-Bay heat.
The 2012 Nixon WTA Schedule:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for Biggest Air May 9-20, 2012 (WTA Winner, John John Florence)
Jeffreys Bay, South Africa for Highest Heat Score July 10-15, 2012 (WTA Winner, Nathan Hedge)
Teahupoo, Tahiti for Heaviest Wave August 16-27, 2012
Oahu, Hawaii for the Triple Crown Winner December 8-20, 2012