Like father like son, watch how little grom King Nicol shreds just like his dad Yadin Nicol. In fact, the two are completely in sync on the waves. Considering that the 6-year-old has learned a thing or two from his dad, who’s been a regular on the WSL tour for the past 12 years, it’s no surprise he’s already keeping up with his elder.
Surfing at Nazaré is a risky proposition, but the jetskiers responsible for towing surfers into waves can usually get them to safety post-wipeout. Sometimes things can get dicey, though, as seen in this video from Pedro Miranda. Related: Jamie O'Brien Has a Close Call at Pipeline The clip shows 51-year-old big wave surfer Salvador Villas Boas taking a massive wipeout in one of Nazare's most dangerous zones. Seeing Salvador in a perilous situation, veteran jetski driver Ramon Laureano came
Jamie O'Brien has surfed Pipeline as much as just about anybody, but his recent wipeout proves that even pros need to stay on their guard. It was a solid day at the break, with manageable four-to-six foot high barrels. Unfortunately, Mr. O'Brien's day at the beach was cut short after slammed his head into either his board or the reef during a fall. Related: Nathan Florence Gets Barreled on the North Shore After several seconds underwater, O'Brien's float suit brought him to the surface. From
This GoPro Award-winning video comes to us from four-time kitesurfing world champion Keahi De Aboitiz, who clearly is a pretty good normal surfer as well. He catches a beautiful right-hander during the storm swell from Cyclone Oma earlier this year. Somehow, he manages to dodge several people in the lineup for a 70-second ride. Related: Surfer and Jetskier Narrowly Escape Disaster at Nazare De Aboitiz's camera comes equipped with GoPro's newest HyperSmooth technology, but the wave and his