This is Exactly What You Don’t Want to Happen on Your First Ever Wave At Nazaré

Nazare jet ski

This wasn’t supposed to happen.

If it’s your first time out at Nazaré the adrenaline is going to be pumping. Anticipation for that first wave is going to be high, years spent training for this very moment, months patiently waiting for the right swell. You take off on your first wave, make the drop, give yourself a quick pat on the back… and then it all starts to go a little wrong. This video serves as a reminder of just how far these guys push every element of the sport when surfing the world’s most dangerous big wave spots.

Tom Keyes

Recently returned to the UK after several years chasing waves in Asia, Tom takes inspiration from living on the doorstep of Cornwall's finest beaches to write articles and features on all thing surf related. Regularly featured on Surfing Sections and The Inertia his work has been viewed and shared by... Read more

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