Has Maya Gabeira ridden the biggest wave ever by a woman?

Brazilian big wave specialist Maya Gabeira may have surfed the largest wave ever by a female surfer in Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal.

The first analysis indicates that Gabeira could have ridden an 80-foot (24 meters) wave. But, as always in this particular surf break, it's not easy to assess the size of the liquid mountain.

In 2013, she almost died from drowning and had to be revived on the beach. Five years later, Maya Gabeira is aiming for the Guinness World Record with a behemoth wave caught and ridden during the swell that hit Praia do Norte mid-January.

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What level surfer are you?

At which stage of surfing are you right now? How good is your surfing? What do you need to get to the next level?

How would you rate your surfing skills? What should you focus on as a surfer? Your answers to all these questions may be biased, but it's important to ask them so that we can continuously evaluate our experience and know where to go.

In surfing, and like in many other sports, practice makes perfect. Progression in surfing takes time. The more you surf, the faster you'll evolve.

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Finn Cox and Emma Cattlin shine at the 2018 Taj's Small Fries

Finn Cox and Emma Cattlin have taken out the 2018 Taj's Small Fries in Yallingup, Western Australia.

The duo has successfully defended last year's titles in the 16 & Under Boys and Girls divisions. The last day of competition got underway under sunny blue skies and gorgeous two-to-three-foot waves at Smith's Reef.

"It's just been the perfect location for the contest. I can't believe that we've never held the comp here before. I couldn't be happier with how things have gone in 2018. Long live the Small Fries!" expressed Taj Burrow, the event's patron.

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Whether you think of a kite as a wing or a sail, you want it to be lightweight, resistant, waterproof, but also stiff and flexible at the same time, so that they could respond to all flight requests.

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Are you on a week-long beach holiday? Have you bought bodyboard for your kid? Smart move. Get ready to introduce your offspring to the waves easily and safely. It is going to be fun.

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Brad Domke calls Cylinders his home. He's been riding it for more than a decade. But you've never seen him in board transfers like these.

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Nico von Lerchenfeld has had the time of his life at Surf Snowdonia, in Wales. But he was not there to surf.

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