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972A “monumental” session in Lisbon | Part 2
A “monumental” session in Lisbon | Part 2
Tuesday, February 21st

A few weeks ago João Kopke dared to surf where no one else had surfed before.

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965Portugal will crown 17 champions in WSL events in 2017
Portugal will crown 17 champions in WSL events in 2017
Sunday, February 19th

The 2017 WSL season has started and Portugal will again hold more then a handful of great events.

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962Another amazing day of surfing in Nazaré | February 2017
959Alejo Muniz had fun in Portugal…
Alejo Muniz had fun in Portugal…
Thursday, February 16th

The last few years have been hard on Brazilian pro surfer, Alejo Muniz.

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951The Azores also join the WSL Big Wave Awards
The Azores also join the WSL Big Wave Awards
Wednesday, February 15th

Praia do Norte, Nazaré, has had a constant presence at the prestigious WSL Big Wave Awards for a few years and in the 2016/17 season it almost took over the event.

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946Nazaré stands out at the WSL Big Wave Awards
Nazaré stands out at the WSL Big Wave Awards
Monday, February 13th

Is Praia do Norte, Nazaré, becoming the new “Meca” of big wave surfing?

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937Nazaré gets 13 more entries at the WSL Big Wave Awards
Nazaré gets 13 more entries at the WSL Big Wave Awards
Friday, February 10th

Nazaré is no stranger to the WSL Big Wave Awards commission! In fact, the organization had already received a few entries for the 2017 season, but Nazaré keeps delivering.

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932Cold Warm Water | Winter time in the Algarve
Cold Warm Water | Winter time in the Algarve
Thursday, February 9th

How good have the waves been lately in the south of Portugal?

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925A “monumental” session in Lisbon…
A “monumental” session in Lisbon…
Friday, February 3rd

The Portuguese coast is one of the most consistent in the world, but what happens when a big storm brings “too much” swell?

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896Nazaré gets 3 more entries at the WSL Big Wave Awards…
Nazaré gets 3 more entries at the WSL Big Wave Awards…
Monday, January 2nd

The Nazaré Challenge may have ended in one day, but many of the best big wave riders in the world stuck around.

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891Jamie Mitchell wins first-ever WSL BWT Nazaré Challenge
Jamie Mitchell wins first-ever WSL BWT Nazaré Challenge
Tuesday, December 20th

Jamie Mitchell (AUS) has claimed the World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Tour (BWT) Nazaré Challenge today in historic fashion with the iconic Portuguese underwater canyon delivering massive 35-foot-plus waves for the world’s best big wave surfers.

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888WSL Green Alert: BWT Nazaré Challenge Called ON!!
WSL Green Alert: BWT Nazaré Challenge Called ON!!
Sunday, December 18th

Today, the World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Tour (BWT) is placing the Nazaré Challenge in Nazaré, Portugal, on Green Alert to commence on Tuesday, December 20, 2016.

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854MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal day 9 action | Photos
MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal day 9 action | Photos
Wednesday, October 26th

The best photos from a day that will never be forgotten in pro surfing history! – Photos by pedro Mestre

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847Hawaiian John John Florence Clinches the 2016 WSL Title in Portugal
810MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal day 7 action | Photos
MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal day 7 action | Photos
Monday, October 24th

Some amazing barrels at Supertubos… – Photos by Pedro Mestre

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807Semifinalists decided at the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal
Semifinalists decided at the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal
Monday, October 24th

The Meo Rip Curl Pro Portugal, the penultimate stop on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), ran through the remaining three heats of Round 5 as well as the Quarterfinals at Supertubos to decide the Semifinal match-ups and set the stage for an exciting final day of competition.

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771MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal day 6 action | Photos
MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal day 6 action | Photos
Sunday, October 23rd

A short but great day of competition at the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal – Photos by Pedro Mestre

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767Lay day at the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal
Lay day at the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal
Sunday, October 23rd

The Meo Rip Curl Pro Portugal has been called OFF for the day with wind-affected surf at the main and back up venues in Peniche.

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764WSL title contenders continue to charge at the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal
WSL title contenders continue to charge at the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal
Saturday, October 22nd

The Meo Rip Curl Pro Portugal, the final European Stop of the Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), resumed today in pumping six-to-eight foot surf at the secondary venue of Pico do Fabril in Peniche.

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729MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal day 5 action | Photos
726MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal serves up big upsets
MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal serves up big upsets
Friday, October 21st

Action continued today at the Meo Rip Curl Pro Portugal as competition ran through the remainder of Round 2 followed by Round 3.

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702MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal day 3 action | Photos
699WSL title race drama at the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal
WSL title race drama at the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal
Thursday, October 20th

The Meo Rip Curl Pro Portugal, the final European stop of the 2016 Samsung Galaxy WSL Championship Tour, ran through the opening five heats of Round 2 before being called off in inconsistent surf. It was a day of high-stakes match-ups with the top three surfers on the Jeep Leaderboard all battling to avoid early […]

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668MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal day 1 action | Photos
MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal day 1 action | Photos
Tuesday, October 18th

Some of the best moments from day 1 at the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal – Photos by Pedro Mestre

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