Nazare : Life and Death with the Big Wave Surfers
Category: Water Sports
Publication date: 5/11/23
Publisher: Headline Welbeck Non-Fiction
ISBN 13: 9780198810506
Total Pages: 312 pages
Dimensions: 162 x 244 x 35
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2023 WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEARJOIN THE QUEST TO SURF THE BIGGEST WAVE IN HISTORY. In a small fishing village on the coast of Portugal, a select band of surfers take unimaginable risks, pushing the boundaries of their death-defying sport as they seek to go bigger than ever before. Their goal? To ride the Everest of the ocean - the 100-foot wave. Sports journalist Matt Majendie is welcomed into the inner circle of NazarAc's tight community of big-wave surfers and extreme thrill-seekers, living among them for a season as he chronicles their incredible highs and terrifying lows. Follow the endeavours of Britain's leading big-wave surfer, a former plumber from Devon, Andrew Cotton; trailblazing Brazilian female surfer Maya Gabeira; current World Record holder German Sebastian Steudtner; Portuguese Nic von Rupp and jet-ski driver SAcrgio Cosme, nicknamed 'the Guardian Angel of NazarAc' for his daring rescues, in this gripping read.