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Surfer survives fall on huge waveAndrew Cotton rides a wave at St Nazare, Portugal on Sunday. Photograph: Bruno Aleix/Barcroft Media Surfer Andrew Cotton has ridden one of the biggest waves ever attempted – and lived to tell the tale. Cotton, 34, a part-time plumber who lives in Devon ...
Posted on 3 February 2014 | 1:40 pm
Nazare, Portugal Attracts Surfers WithNazare, Portugal, is attracting hundreds of surfers with record-setting waves. The St. Jude’s Day storm is blamed for killing at least 15 people and leaving a wide path of destruction throughout Europe. However, surfers are taking advantage of the ...
Posted on 29 October 2013 | 4:48 am
Nazare, Portugal: the unique combinationThe waves at Praia do Norte, near the fishing village of Nazaré, are famed for their size and beloved of surfers. These huge waves are caused by region's geography, and on Monday, the extreme weather St Jude’s Atlantic storm. Off the Praia do Norte ...
Posted on 29 October 2013 | 1:43 am
Big-wave surfer Maya Gabeira saved fromBig-wave surfer Maya Gabeira was pulled from the water unconscious Monday after falling while attempting the drop on an enormous wave at Nazaré, Portugal. The wave buried her for several seconds initially, and she was overcome several times afterward by ...
Posted on 28 October 2013 | 7:53 am
Garrett McNamara says surfing massive 30mAN AMERICAN surfer has described the difficulties of riding monster waves off the coast of Portugal, as he waited to hear whether he had broken the record for the biggest wave ever surfed. "Personally, it was very challenging," Garrett McNamara was quoted ...
Posted on 30 January 2013 | 10:59 am
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