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Why Nazaré's waves are only for the truly brave

Surfing Nazaré

Justine Dupont gets in position for another mammoth wave. Some of the biggest waves on the planet are found at Nazaré, 80 kilometres north of Portugal's capital Lisbon.

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Surfing Nazaré

Justine Dupont.

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Rafael Tapia.

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Alemao de Maresias.

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Justine Dupont heads up the beach

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Justine Dupont keeping low as he drops in. In January 2013 Garrett McNamara successfully rode what was estimated to be the first 100 ft wave at Nazaré.

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Rafael Tapia.

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Rafael Tapia, bumping along, with a LOT of water coming in behind him...

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Rafael Tapia.

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Rafael Tapia.

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Ross Clarke Jones.

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Sebastien Steudtner and Rafael Tapia find there's room on this wave for two...

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Sebastien Steudtner.

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Ross Clarke.

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Justine Dupont and Ross Clarke Jones - synchronised surfing.

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Ross Clarke Jones.

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Fred David.

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Sebastian Steudtner wearily trudges out of the water after battling the mighty monsters of the deep.

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Sebastian Steudtner is knackered...

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