Nazaré Big Wave Tour Challenge Does Not Disappoint (Amazing Photos)

 
Written by Mark Pringle |
Updated:

Today's Nazaré Big Wave Tour Challenge surf event did not disappoint with plenty of sun, amazing and massive waves (20+ ft sets), pumped-up crowds, and spectacular surfing. You never know what the waves will be like on any given day, but certainly, the surf was in dramatic and true Nazaré Portugal form. While not the behemoth 20-meter+ waves (you don't want that for a surfing competition) you can often see at Nazaré, these waves performed well and so did the surfers. Grant "Twiggy" Baker won the epic final at the November 2018 Nazaré Challenge. Here are some photos of the event.

The crowds were perched on the Nazaré cliffs to see a competition which didn't disappoint. 

A surfer purposely flips out of a wave at the end of his ride.

As the sun rose from the East and peaked over the Nazaré cliffs, they created beautiful rainbows on the misty edges of the waves.

Jet skiers pull the surfers out of the tumultuous Nazaré waters, to a safer surfing haven, after they ride a wave. 

Copyright © SodaCoffee.com

Author: Mark Pringle
I'm just a guy who is addicted to the unfamiliar who fulfills this addiction by traveling and writing about my travels. As a lover of sports, penning opinion articles related to sports is also a pastime. I am not a professional photographer, yet. I'm just a "picture taker" who is still learning the technical aspects of photography.
My External Website (External Website Opens in New Window)

Comments

Please Login to Comment
No comments have been posted. Be the first.



Hire a Writer

Torres Vedras: Portugal's Enchanting Area That is Steeped in History

An enchanting area steeped in history, Torres Vedras is a city and diverse municipality on Portugal's west coast. The municipality is only 40 miles North of Portugal's capital of Lisbon. Its golden beaches, red roof tiled buildings make it the perfect beach getaway from the capital city Read More

Top 12 Best Cities in Europe to Visit (Photos)

The best destinations in Europe are deep-rooted in history, charming vistas, spectacular cityscapes, miles of green countryside, timeless castles, poster perfect Mediterranean beaches, and gourmet cuisine, Europe presents all these on an irresistible platter! Help yourself to history, culture, Read More

Top 10 Royal Palaces in Europe

These are 10 of the most beautiful and famous palaces in Europe. Not only does Europe's rich and diverse culture make it unique but so do the many royal palaces owned by the royal families. Palaces in Europe have classic and modern architecture. While every palace has its own spirit, s Read More