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Portugal keeps rising on the global surfing stage. In terms of extreme sports, Garrett McNamara has been getting a lot of attention due to his record-breaking big wave surf run back in November. McNamara rode a 90ft (27.4m) wave in Nazare, Portugal, prompting plenty of press, even from mainstream media sources. Now he wants to … Read More

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I recently posted about the upcoming Sumol Summer Fest, which will take place in Ericeira at the end of June. Sure, I joked a bit about not knowing any of the acts, but it was all in good fun and the fest promises to be a blast on the beach. However – if you’re after … Read More

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Beautiful beaches and great waves help make Portugal a top destination for travelers and surfers alike. Those who don’t actually surf the massive waves can still appreciate their raw beauty and power. The sound of the surf and the spectacle of magnificent waves in Portugal are phenomena to behold. A great place to witness these … Read More

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Back in November I mentioned Garrett McNamara’s amazing run on a 90ft (30m) wave in Portugal. Was it the biggest wave ever surfed? Who knows? It was the biggest caught on film, however, and most likely the largest wave ever surfed in Europe. So well done Garrett! Check out his record-breaking run in Nazare, Portugal … Read More

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When I was 13 one of my favorite bands was JFA (Jodie Foster’s Army), a hardcore punk skater band from Arizona. I still think they were one of the best hardcore bands of the 80s, which by default means they were one of the best hardcore bands full stop. Their best record is a 7” … Read More

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Yeah, yeah, so Kelly Slater has his 11th world title in the bag. Did anyone expect otherwise? Ever the honorable gentleman, Slater even notified the judges that his ‘win’ had been announced prematurely. From the San Francisco Chronicle: On Wednesday, a gorgeous San Francisco day, Slater won a Round 3 heat that appeared to mathematically … Read More

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