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- 14 November 2018 | Surfing
John John Florence is suing the American beverage company Monster Energy for breach of a sponsorship agreement.
According to the New York Post, in January 2017, the two-time World Surf League (WSL) champion and the energy drink signed a three-year marketing deal worth $500,000 a year.
Florence would help promote the brand for $350,000, plus $150,000 for a multimedia production depicting the story behind the world title race.
- 13 November 2018 | Surfing
Nazaré probably is the most powerful beach break. The Portuguese big wave surfing spot is as exciting as it will test your limits - as a surfer and as a human being.
The thrill and the adrenaline rush of riding a colossal wave at Praia do Norte represent, for many athletes, the culmination of a long career.
However, Nazaré, with its secrets, paradoxes, temper, and fury can easily and quickly take you down.
- 12 November 2018 | Surfing
The Big Wave Risk Assessment Group (BWRAG) was founded shortly after the death of Sion Milosky, who passed away surfing Mavericks.
BWRAG is a community of surfers, big wave surfers, personal watercraft drivers, health professionals, lifeguards, and ocean rescuers who practice, train and share knowledge on ocean risk management.
The group was started by Danilo Couto, Kohl Christensen and Mark Healey in 2011, and instructs watermen and waterwomen to adopt safety protocols, lifesaving equipment, and first aid skills in high surf environments.