Nazaré showed its teeth today.
"Today was next-level. It was survival, it was just ... heavy." — Jamie Mitchell
And have a shot at a big prize purse.
Cast your vote for six surfers who turned eating it into performance art.
Estimated 60-foot-high wave lands on his leg
Major drops and massive walls of water set the tone for 2015 Best Paddle Nominees.
'Every day I think I was lucky to ride it, and even luckier to survive it,' says one surfer
'It was a full deer in the headlights moment with 60 feet of whitewater bearing down on me'
Big-wave fun overshadowed by woman being swept away