B.Kemper vs. N.Florence vs. P.Mel vs. J.Mitchell vs. A.Botelho vs. L.Chianca - Condensed Heat
The ruthless Portuguese wave was more unruly than usual Saturday at the Nazaré Challenge. Here's how a few of the competitors fared.
Peter Mel (USA) advances on after finishing first in Round One, Heat 2 of the Nazaré Challenge.
P.Mel vs. J.Mitchell vs. A.Botelho vs. T.Butler vs. C.Burle vs. A.Gold
The former Big Wave Tour Commissioner charged ahead in Round One at the Nazaré Challenge Saturday morning.
Competitors attempt to stay calm as they prepare for the second-ever Nazaré Challenge in Portugal.
"When it's that big it looks like a national monument." -- Peter Mel
Peter Mel readies for the 2017 wsl peahi challenge
Peter Mel, Tom Carrol, Ross Clark Jones during the Press Conference at the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro France 17
Pete Mel during the Press Conference at the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro France 17
Alex Botelho vs. Will Skudin vs. Makuakai Rothman vs. Peter Mel vs. Jimel Corzo vs. Coco Nogales