The Portuguese coast is the newest big wave training environment for the world's best big-waver surfers.
Tag Heuer XXL Biggest Wave Award nominee Hugo Vau (R)
A humble fisherman from Lisbon, Vau is not shy when it comes to riding the big ones, like this solid Nazaré left.
BWT Nazare Challenge
Hugo Vau (PRT).BWT Nazare Challenge.
Cristian Merello vs. Trevor Carlson vs. Antonio Silva vs. Jamie Mitchell vs. Hugo Vau vs. Carlos Burle
The legendary Australian started dominating from the first buzzer at the Nazaré Challenge.
Carlos Burle vs. Ramon Navarro vs. Jamie Mitchell vs. Will Skudin vs. Hugo Vau vs. Tom Butler
The Australian takes another commanding heat win in the Semifinals of the Nazaré challenge.
Mitchell and Vau dominate in Round One, heat 4