The story of big wave surfer Garrett McNamara and the Portuguese town of Nazare, now in progress on HBO
@nicvonrupp narrowly escaping Nazare's grasp. Video by Above Creators
Coming in at up to 100 feet tall, the largest and meanest waves in the world slam into a headland in Portugal called Nazarè. Is this extraordinary surfing destination the eighth wonder of the world? #60Mins
Maya Gabeira, a 33-year-old Brazilian surfer, rode a 73.5 foot wave in Nazaré, Portugal, in February. Now it's official: The wave was the biggest surfed by anyone during the 2019-20 winter season, a first for women in professional surfing.
Brazilian big wave charger Lucas Chumbo scored this giant during the #HurricaneEpsilon swell in Nazare, Portugal yesterday. While official size reports are still coming in, it was one of the biggest waves of the entire session and a possible new world record. @wsl @lucas_chumbinho
Big Wave Surfer Alex Botelho was involved in a very serious incident during the Nazare Tow Surfing Challenge. He was rushed to the hospital and is currently stable and conscious. We are wishing Alex a full and speedy recovery.
With the Nazaré Tow Challenge presented by Jogos Santa Casa on Yellow Alert, let's take a look at what makes this wave so incredible.