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Nazaré Challenge Highlights – Lucas Chianca Wins in Portugal

By on February 12, 2018 in Snowboarding with 0 Comments
Nazaré Challenge Highlights – Lucas Chianca Wins in Portugal

The second edition of the Nazaré Challenge became another successful addition to the Big Wave Tour. Lucas Chianca won his first ever WSL Big Wave Tour event in frigid unruly conditions. Despite the tricky forecast there was no shortage of heavy drops and brutal wipeouts.

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Andrew Cotton at Nazaré – 2018 Wipeout of the Year Award Entry – WSL Big Wave Awards

By on November 13, 2017 in Fails, Surfing with 0 Comments
Andrew Cotton at Nazaré – 2018 Wipeout of the Year Award Entry – WSL Big Wave Awards

Andrew Cotton (Braunton, North Devon, United Kingdom) carves into a huge peak only to have the lip come down and send him into orbit at Nazaré, Portugal on November 8, 2017. Video by Kleber Pires. An entry in the Wipeout of the Year Award category of the 2018 WSL Big Wave Awards.

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Let the big wave games begin. | Nazaré 2017

By on November 6, 2017 in Surfing with 0 Comments
Let the big wave games begin. | Nazaré 2017

In this business, there are always false starts. A swell map goes purple, but the angle is off. The waves come, but the wind wreaks havoc. Nothing could be truer at Portugal’s famed Nazaré, where the forces of nature are often laid bare in the form of massive surf. Did you already ride them?

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Surfing the Big Waves of Winter | Nazaré 2017 Reel

By on July 5, 2017 in Surfing with 0 Comments
Surfing the Big Waves of Winter | Nazaré 2017 Reel

After the big-wave season of 2015/16 – thanks to El Niño – we were honestly expecting a bit of an oceanic hangover come this winter. Well, turns out the party just kept right on raging into 2017 at Europe’s favourite mutant, Nazaré.

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Towing into Big Wave Bombs at XXL Nazaré | Sessions

By on November 7, 2016 in Surfing with 0 Comments
Towing into Big Wave Bombs at XXL Nazaré | Sessions

Things get wild in Portugal as the infamous big wave surf spot, Nazaré, shows her teeth during a late-October swell.

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Massive Surfing Wipeouts – Nazare

By on September 26, 2016 in Surfing with 0 Comments
Massive Surfing Wipeouts – Nazare

Compilation of massive surfing wipeouts on the Biggest waves in the world at Nazare Portugal. The waves at Praia do Norte, Nazaré, are famed for being among the largest in the world.

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