Surfer News

First life-risking rides of the season ignite Nazare

Joana Andrade: no fear at Nazare

Nazare is Nazare, and when wintertime comes, the Portuguese wave is unbeatable. The 2014/2015 big wave surfing season has been officially opened in the Old Continent.

Humans love comparisons. Americans are often accused of setting standards and statements based on their own records and achievements; Europeans tend to believe in their inner superiority, inherited by history.

The truth is that big waves "grow" everywhere. And November is proving to be a great month for wave hunters setting camp at Praia do Norte, Nazare, Portugal. It's been big and powerful out the back.

My Surf Project

My Surf Project is’s very own look at the wide variety of Canadian surfers that make up the community and industry that we all live for. This week, we sit down with Janek Peladeau. From a new beer sponsor to boat pioneering, you’ll want to book your next vacation after this interview.


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