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October 2015 - January 2016
Photography: André Silva

Copy: Martin Ahe
Publications: Wonders, Outside Magazine, The Inertia

We partnered with André Silva to produce a series of images to comprehend the size of one of the world’s biggest waves in Nazaré, Portugal. The content was originally intended for publication in Wonders, but later also got picked up by Outside Magazine and The Inertia.  Here’s the original story.

Nazaré - a tiny fishing village and a seaside resort on the coast of Portugal. While some breaks are known for their consistency, scenery or how hollow the waves get, Nazaré has recently become famous in the world of surfing - for its SIZE.

During winter months, the storms that originate in North Atlantic create massive swells that because of the mechanics of the sea bottom here (a 16,000ft deep canyon that suddenly becomes shallow right by the coast) create 60-100ft walls of cold water that only a few men in this world can ride. Men like Garrett McNamara, Andrew Cotton, Kohl Christensen, Hugo Vau, Aaron Gold, Sebastian Steudtner, Kealii Mamala and a few others... This is their story.

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