“It Humbled Me a Lot”: Big Wave Surfing Legend Opened Up on Her Coping Mechanism Following a Brutal Wipeout in 2013
Portugal’s Praia de Norte is infamous for the dangers that its giant wave barrels pose to their pursuers. While some lose their lives by drowning in its infinity, some come back even stronger to ride those deadly swells again. The Brazilian surfer, Maya Gabeira is no exception. In spite of having almost drowned in Nazare’s wave canyon in 2013, Gabeira’s love for surfing brought her back to Nazare in 2020. The next thing we know is the Brazilian surfer paddled the most vicious wave of Praia de Norte and inscribed her name in the Guinness book of world records.
In 2013, while Gabeira was competing in the … More