North Devon surfing: Andrew Cotton rides big
North Devon JournalNorth Devon surfing: Andrew Cotton rides big waveNorth Devon JournalThe conditions were considerably bigger in Portugal where Andrew Cotton kicked off his winter big-wave campaign with a solid session at the world-famous Nazaré break on Saturday. One of his waves impressed the XXL Awards judges enough to earn his ...
Posted on 22 October 2014 | 8:50 am
XXL Big Wave Award spot for Andrew Cotton -
North Devon JournalXXL Big Wave Award spot for Andrew CottonNorth Devon JournalThe Braunton surfer kicked off his campaign with a solid session at the world-famous Nazaré break in Portugal on Saturday. One of the waves was good enough to impress the awards judges, who are the arbiters when it comes to measuring big waves.
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 12:41 am
Garrett McNamara on Nazaré: the surfer's
The GuardianGarrett McNamara on Nazaré: the surfer's favourite town in PortugalThe GuardianAmerican surfer Garrett McNamara travels around the world chasing big waves. But there's one place that keeps drawing him back: Nazaré on Portugal's Atlantic coast. The seaside resort, 75 miles north of Lisbon, is where he set a new world record in ...and more »
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 5:29 am
Crowdfunding helps daredevil surfer chase
Western Morning NewsCrowdfunding helps daredevil surfer chase record wavesWestern Morning NewsThe father-of-two from Braunton, North Devon, was famously photographed riding a monster wave in Nazare, Portugal, in February. It was initially thought that it might have been the biggest wave ever surfed, but experts subsequently ruled it was more ...
Posted on 18 October 2014 | 12:22 am
SECOND CONSECUTIVE LAYDAY AT MOCHE RIP CURL
Surfline.com Surf NewsSECOND CONSECUTIVE LAYDAY AT MOCHE RIP CURL PRO PORTUGALSurfline.com Surf News"Last year, a lot of the times the guys just skipped from here to Nazare and scored big time, so I didn't want to miss that this year," said Bravo. "But then Joao de Macedo, who surfs Maverick's and has a surf school in Portugal, texted me last night ...
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 9:14 pm
Mercedes Benz Portugal: Mercedes-Benz and
Mercedes-Benz Portugal just delivered a new surfboard to Garrett McNamara entirely made of Portuguese cork, a project done in partnership with Corticeira Amorim. The new board was handed over by Joerg Heinermann and Alberto Batista .
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 7:36 am
Big-wave surfer Andrew Cotton on cusp of
Andrew Cotton rides a huge wave at Nazare in Portugal in February. Picture: Bruno Aleixo
Posted on 2 October 2014 | 9:28 am
MERCEDES-BENZ AND GARRETT MCNAMARA ANNOUNCE
This board will be used by Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara to surf the biggest waves in the world in Nazaré, Portugal. In addition to this innovative surfboard, efforts will be undertaken to develop yet another surfboard, to be made of the foam used to ...
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 6:16 am
World's 13 Scariest Waves: Monsters Are Real
Nazaré, Portugal Around the bend from Portugal's sheltered beach towns lies a beast of a wave. Recent rides at Nazaré are still being reviewed for World Records. Besides its enormous size, the beachbreak also has a strong current and big cleanup sets ...
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 6:00 pm
Garrett McNamara on Nazaré: the surfer’s
American surfer Garrett McNamara travels around the world chasing big waves. But there’s one place that keeps drawing him back: Nazaré on Portugal’s Atlantic coast. The seaside resort, 75 miles north of Lisbon, is where he set a new world record in ...
Posted on 19 October 2014 | 10:29 pm
Surf's up... to 100ft: Thrill-seekers flock
Daredevil surfers are flocking to the coast of Portugal to ride giant waves up to 100-foot high. Incredible photos show the thrill-seekers riding the huge swells off the coast of Nazare, a fishing town north of Lisbon. A 125-mile long underwater canyon ...
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 4:17 pm
Nazare, Portugal Attracts Surfers With
Nazare, 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 | 6:48 am