Tag Archives: Nazaré

Pacific’s Cortes Bank is full of big-wave surprises

Fred Swegles The Orange County Register Oct 20, 2011 For surfers who ride big waves, perhaps the most enticing, terrifying and humbling spot on Earth is a sunken island in open ocean 100 miles off the Southern California coast. Cortes … Continue reading

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Nazare January 28 2013

Big waves hit Nazare January 28, 2013.  Here’s some decent footage of Kealii Mamala, Antonio Silva and Garrett McNamara on the three best waves of the day. . Jim Caldwell Redondo Beach

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Garrett McNamara credited with biggest wave ever at Portugal: 78′ (Updated)

The video for Garrett McNamara. from Haleiwa, has surfed what is considered to be the biggest wave ever. The Hawaiian big wave rider caught the huge monster in Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal, during the ZON North Canyon Project 2011, … Continue reading

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Garrett McNamara credited with biggest wave ever at Portugal: 78′

Garrett McNamara. from Haleiwa, has surfed what is considered to be the biggest wave ever. The Hawaiian big wave rider caught the huge monster in Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal, during the ZON North Canyon Project 2011. (I changed the … Continue reading

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