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Video: Surfer and Jetskier Narrowly Escape Disaster at Nazaré

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. 

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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 flying in to pick him up before the next wave broke. From there, it was a full-throttle race against the crashing wave. They end up getting capsized by the whitewater, but both manage to swim to shore unscathed. 

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Taylor Steele Honors Sunny Garcia with Montage
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Taylor Steele Honors Sunny Garcia with Montage

Taylor Steele Honors Sunny Garcia with Montage

Last week the world reeled from the tragic news of surf legend Sunny Garcia’s hospitalization. Since then, there haven't been any updates released about his current condition in a Portland, Oregon intensive care unit. Still, love and support continue to flow from his community on social media. RELATED: Sunny Garcia Opens Up About His Struggle with Depression Taylor Steele, director of Proximity, has joined in the outreach by compiling a montage of Garcia from the early ‘90s. The piece honors

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‘Heavy Water’: Nathan Fletcher Air Drops from a Helicopter
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‘Heavy Water’: Nathan Fletcher Air Drops from a Helicopter

‘Heavy Water’: Nathan Fletcher Air Drops from a Helicopter

The use of helicopters has become a norm in skiing, snowboarding, and mountain biking—but not so much in surfing. Big wave surfer Nathan Fletcher changed that when he aired out of a chopper onto a big wave. The stunt can be seen in Red Bull Media House’s latest surfing documentary , which follows not just Fletcher’s journey but also his prolific surfing family as a whole. The maverick hails from a lineage of surfing pioneers like his grandfather who pushed big wave surfing at Waimea Bay and

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Video: Experience the Beauty of Hawaii From Above
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Video: Experience the Beauty of Hawaii From Above

Video: Experience the Beauty of Hawaii From Above

While TGR may be known for our love of winter, there’s a special place in our heart for the island of Hawaii. We’ve been traveling to this tropical gem for nearly a decade, each time falling more in love with the island’s raw beauty and vibrant culture. "Kauai shares a similar kind of kindred spirit as Jackson Hole in its remoteness and its rawness," shares TGR co-founder Steve Jones.  RELATED: Andy Irons: Kissed By God During the filming of , we explored the area deeper—particularly from