Along with the rest of western Europe’s Atlantic coastline, Nazare has been firing so far in 2018.
British charger Tom Lowe has been well and truely amongst it as he waits for the WSL big wave comp to be called on, stroking into bombs and copping crazy beatings. Here’s a clip featuring the monuments highs and lows that can occur over the course of one session. An incredibly technical free-fall drop, resulting a complete ride, followed by a nasty spill, a board to the face and a horribly large wave right on the head.
“I wiped out on a smaller wave” Lowey told Magicseaweed of the beating, “[and] surfaced to that massive wedging beast on the head. Thing smashed me big time, hit my head on my board underwater, bit of panic mode and took a few waves on the head, but luckily enough I got washed to the beach. Ended up with six stitches which I’ll settle with considering….”