It seems like the world record for the biggest wave ever surfed is being broken so often it’s almost getting boring. Not for those surfing these monster waves, of course. Nothing could be less boring than riding a 100 foot (30 meter) wave which could crush you to death at any moment. Just ask Brit … Read More
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Big wave surfing Portugal: Local style
It’s not just famous American big wave surfing superstars like Garrett McNamara that are surfing Portugal’s monster waves. The same waves that McNamara surfed at Praia do Norte in Nazaré have been ridden by Portuguese surfer António Silva, just without the financial support and media attention that have been heaped on the man from Hawaii. … Read More
100 feet! Garrett McNamara's record-breaking wave
Nazaré, Portugal may once again have provided the surf in the form of another record-breaking wave for American extreme surfer Garrett McNamara. This time the dare devil surpassed his previous record-breaking wave of a supposed 90 feet (27 meters) with a stunning 100 foot or 30 meter wave. Fellow big wave surfer and witness to … Read More
Pro surf news from Portugal!
Most of you who follow the professional surfing circuit probably already know the main results of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal competition held last week in Peniche. American Kelly Slater was beaten in the finals by Brazil’s Adriano da Souza, but Slater is still on course to win his 11th World Surfing Championship. Da Souza … Read More