Watching Nic Von Rupp surf huge waves just doesn’t get old. In the latest episode of his web series, he rides the notorious Cave Wave, known as one of the more dangerous swells in Europe. Littered with rocks in the entry, the notorious wave could either be your best ride or your worst. But for a ride like this, the risk is worth the reward. As usual, Von Rupp absolutely styles it. Watch as him and surfers Miguel Blanco, Antonio Silva, João Guedes, and Pedro Levi catch this huge swell and come out safe and sound.
We’ve seen just how big the waves at Nazarè got this year. Even though the beach has banned surfing for the year, we’re still getting footage from those that made the trek to surf some of the world’s biggest waves. But not all rides go well. In this POV video from Kai Lenny, he loses his board while getting towed out by a jet-ski. Nazarè's waves look huge with someone surfing them, but they look even bigger from Kai’s perspective down in the water. Luckily he’s rescued by a jet ski quickly,
These days it’s pretty darn obvious that ladies shred just as hard as the guys–but it hasn’t always been that way. In the 1980s, the pro surfing world tried to push women out completely. By cancelling their event and only dolling out half as much prize money as they did for men, things were not looking good for the gals. tells the story of a group of female surfers who took the surf world by storm in order to achieve equality in a heavily male dominated sport. The film profiles Jodie Cooper,
The massive swells at Nazaré are what surfers prepare for all summer, and just a couple weeks ago, the waves provided. But the spectacle of watching surfers like Nic Von Rupp ride these legendary barrels also brought massive crowds to the beach. An estimated 20,000 people gathered to watch the show. As a result, Portuguese officials banned surfers from the beach in order to prevent the gathering of large crowds and the spread of COVID-19. In the latest video in his web series, Von Rupp