Surf filmmaker Nuno Dias, 22, spent most of the 2016/2017 winter in Nazaré capturing incredible footage and consistent big wave action, especially in the paddling division.

The young Portuguese director decided to launch "Grande" just before traveling from Portugal to California, where he will attend the Big Wave Awards ceremony in Huntington Beach.

This short surf clip reflects on the power of a wave that has always existed but remained hidden from the eyes of the public for decades.

Praia do Norte is probably the most powerful beach break in the world. And "Grande" makes it even bigger. Featuring Lucas Chumbo, Pedro Scooby, Tom Lowe, and Francisco Porcella.