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Nazaré Big Wave Challenge

ALERT for the big wave event date

Nazaré Big Wave Challenge


[UPDATE 20/Jan/2024: Event confirmed]

19/Jan/2024: YELLOW ALERT for the Tudor Nazaré Big Wave Challenge to take place within the next 72 hours.
The competition is expected to happen on Monday, January 22, awaiting final confirmation in the coming hours.
See the alert announced on the official WSL website.

Check more details about the TUDOR Nazaré Big Wave Challenge:

  • The current waiting period for the surf competition TUDOR Nazaré Big Wave Challenge is from November 1, 2023, to March 31, 2024 (winter in Portugal), to be held on a day without a fixed date, subject to a favorable forecast, announcement by the WSL.
    Subscribe to the Email Alert service (see below) to be notified in time when the event date is confirmed.
  • NEW: check recent WSL video explaining the competition format for 2023/2024.
  • Last event held on February 10, 2022: highlights video
  • More details about the annual big wave surfing competition in Nazaré

Check the list of invited surfers / teams for the TUDOR Nazaré Big Wave Challenge 2023/2024 (press to expand):

Invited Teams:
Team 1: Lucas Chianca (BRA) and Kai Lenny (HAW)
Team 2: Nic von Rupp (PRT) and Pedro Scooby (BRA)
Team 3: Andrew Cotton (GBR) and Will Skudin (USA)
Team 4: Rodrigo Koxa (BRA) and Kealii Mamala (HAW)
Team 5: João De Macedo (PRT) and Antonio Silva (PRT)
Team 6: Sebastian Steudtner (DEU) and Daniel Goldberg (HAW)
Team 7: Maya Gabeira (BRA) and Pierre Rollet (FRA)
Team 8: Michelle des Bouillons (BRA) and Ian Cosenza (PRT)
Team 9: Justine Dupont (FRA) and Eric Rebiere (FRA)

Alternative Teams:
Rafael Tapia (CHL) and Jamie Mitchell (AUS)
Tony Laureano (PRT) and Pierre Caley (FRA)
Benjamin Sanchis (FRA) and Jerome Sahyoun (MAR)

Note: Confirmed competitor lists and heat draws will be shared closer to the event date as athletes confirm their participation.
More information on oficial WSL related news.

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