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Surfing the Blood Eagle in TGR and Outside TV’s A Life in Proximity

In Episode 2 of Teton Gravity Research and Outside TV’s “A Life in Proximity,” Shane Dorian and Albee Layer lay eyes on one of the gnarliest waves either of them have ever ridden. A reference to an ancient Viking torture method and the rugged environment around them, the surfers name the shallow reef break the “Blood Eagle.”

The rocky coast of Scotland is not where most surfers would travel in search of good waves, but Dorian and Layer have come here specifically to push their limits, risking serious injury or worse to catch that ultimate wave.

Watch Episode 2 of Outside TV's "A Life in Proximity" here.

This is astonishing. I love it. So much emotions! Cinema Box

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Kai Lenny Gets Wrecked at Nazare
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Kai Lenny Gets Wrecked at Nazare

Kai Lenny Gets Wrecked at Nazare

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,

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‘Girls Can’t Surf’: How a Bunch of Badass Women Changed Surfing
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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,

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Nazaré Temporarily Bans Surfers
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Nazaré Temporarily Bans Surfers

Nazaré Temporarily Bans Surfers

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