If it’s your first time out at Nazaré the adrenaline is going to be pumping. Anticipation for that first wave is going to be high, years spent training for this very moment, months patiently waiting for the right swell. You take off on your first wave, make the drop, give yourself a quick pat on the back… and then it all starts to go wrong. This video serves as a reminder of just how far these guys push every element of the sport when surfing the world’s most dangerous big wave spots.