Centro of the universe: Portugal's
Centro of the universe: Portugal's mysteriously overlooked middleCNNPortugal's "Silver Coast" and rest of the Centro region surrounding Nazare are home to a largely undiscovered array of treasures unjustly ignored by Portugal visitors who typically only hit Lisbon or the wine-based charms around Oporto in the north ...and more »
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 2:27 am
Hawaii surfers dominate finalists for Big
SurferTodayHawaii surfers dominate finalists for Big Wave AwardsHonolulu Star-Advertiser21; Kemper for a wave at Puerto Escondito, Mexico on July 5; Jamie Mitchell, of Australia and Chapman Murphy, of San Diego, for a double-wipeout at Maverick's in California on Dec. 20; and France's Benjamin Sanchis for a wave at Nazare, Portugal on Dec.REMAINING WORLD SURF LEAGUE BIG WAVE AWARD NOMINEES ...Surfline.com Surf NewsFinal list of nominees for WSL Big Wave Awards releasedWake, Wind and Surfall 8 news articles »
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 3:45 pm
Surf These Are The 5 Biggest Waves of 2014 -
TheInertia.comSurf These Are The 5 Biggest Waves of 2014TheInertia.comMid-December in Portugal was probably the craziest time of the year for big waves. Of course, there were a few days in Mex when Puerto destroyed everything in its path, but for sheer height, its hard to compare with Nazare. Hugo Vau whipped into one of ...
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 10:52 pm
Hawaii surfer nominated for ride of the year
Surf Report UKHawaii surfer nominated for ride of the year awardHonolulu Star-Advertiser"As always, Jaws in Hawaii, Maverick's in California and Nazare' in Portugal were focal points and each had one or two days with epic conditions where multiple nominees were produced." The five biggest or best nominees in each category are chosen by a ...World Surf League Big Wave Award nominees announcedBoxscoreall 12 news articles »
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 2:48 pm
Surf Nazare Erupts with Biggest Swell of
TheInertia.comSurf Nazare Erupts with Biggest Swell of 2014; Smashes Jetskis and EgosTheInertia.comEarlier this week, possibly the biggest swell of 2014 surged into Nazare – as well as across the world – causing waves from Punta Galea to Jaws to go off. On this particular mission, Garrett McNamara, Ross Clarke-Jones, Hugo Vau, and Sebastien ...
Posted on 13 December 2014 | 1:49 pm
Catching a wave: Thrill-seeking surfers
Surfing's elite came out in force today to take on the enormous waves at Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal. The weather forecast predicted three days of solid swells off the coast of the small fishing village, with readings as high as 41 feet on the first ...
Posted on 11 December 2014 | 12:18 am
Total wipeout! British surfer rides 60ft
This is the moment a British surfer miraculously escaped with minor injuries after he fell riding one of the world's most notorious waves - which hit him "like a truck". Daredevil Andrew Cotton, 35, was towed into the water by a jet-ski at big-wave spot ...
Posted on 2 December 2014 | 1:00 am
Praia do Norte: Nazaré, Portugal
Why It Matters: Praia do Norte has some of the biggest waves in the world. Nazaré picks up swell from just about every direction, and surfers go both right and a left. A deep undersea canyon runs 140 miles from west to east off the coast of Portugal. The ...
Posted on 23 September 2014 | 1:10 pm
Surfer, Andrew Cotton, Rides 'World's
A British plumber may have just ridden the biggest wave ever by a surfer. Andrew Cotton, 34, tackled the beast off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal, on Sunday. Experts estimate the wave at 78-80ft and are expected to confirm it as a record. It could have ...
Posted on 3 February 2014 | 6:07 pm
Plumber surfs 'biggest wave ever' in Nazare,
Notorious big surf fiend and Devon plumber Andrew Cotton has conquered what many believe is the biggest wave ever surfed. Off the coast of Portugal near the town of Nazare, massive storms delivered unbelievable swell on the notorious stretch of ocean.
Posted on 3 February 2014 | 11:15 am