Just two days after the 2018 Nazaré Challenge Big Wave Tour contest made paddle surfing history, a major new swell hit the famed Portuguese break and an assorted cast of surfing stars grabbed the tow rope and put on a show. Featuring Justine Dupont, Lucas Chianca, Makua Rothman, João De Macedo, Sebastian Steudtner and many more. Highlights from the original World Surf League … [Read more...] about Nazaré Tow In Session Highlights – Nov 18, 2018
Two-time Big Wave Tour Champion Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker (ZAF) won the World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Tour (BWT) Nazaré Challenge today in incredible 25-to-40-foot surf at the infamous Portuguese big-wave venue of Praia do Norte, Nazaré. The event launched early this morning in glassy conditions with 25-foot-plus wave-faces around the high tide mark and as the tide dropped … [Read more...] about Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker Wins Big Wave Tour Nazaré Challenge
This wave, this moment and these 2 surfers in particular have redefined Big Wave Surfing in so many ways. Back in 2016, few days after the first edition of the WSL Big Wave Tour event in Nazaré (Nazaré Challenge), professional surfers Lucas Chumbo and Francisco Porcella, both charged into this bomb, full committed they ended up in a major wipeout. After this day that we all … [Read more...] about Chumbo & Porcella – Naza Wipeout Collection #003
1 Year anniversary swell about the Horrific Wipout and the waves are huge and clean again at Nazare. It’s been a long year of rehab for Andrew Cotton “Its good to be fit to crash again,” He says as he takes on the first giant swell of the season. Behind the scenes footage, thoughts and reactions and an insight into the thought processes, training and preparation to be ready and … [Read more...] about Andrew Cotton is Back!
Russell Bierke is a young man who knows no fear. Yesterday he brought that same brave approach he’s exhibited at Australia’s most unruly slabs to one of the most scary waves in the world--Nazaré. Hit play on the clip above to watch Bierke fade right a little too far and end up getting gobbled up in the avalanche of a wave. In true Nazaré fashion, the nightmare doesn’t end … [Read more...] about Russell Bierke – Heavy Wipeout in Nazaré