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Maverick Moments

Exclusive, behind-the-scenes access into the lives of the world's top big wave surfers as they travel the world surfing the biggest swells they can find.

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    Season 1, Episode 1
    • Sunday 1 Jul

    G A swell rises in Nazare, Portugal and big wave surfers Garrett McNamara, Andrew Cotton, and Hugo Vau set out to ride it. The team heads out and take turns surfing the massive waves produced by Nazare's canyons.

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    Season 1

      • Sunday 1 Jul

      G A swell rises in Nazare, Portugal and big wave surfers Garrett McNamara, Andrew Cotton, and Hugo Vau set out to ride it. The team heads out and take turns surfing the massive waves produced by Nazare's canyons.

      • Sunday 1 Jul

      G One of the biggests swells ever rises in Nazare, Portugal. Garrett McNamara, Andrew Cotton, Hugo Vau, Ross Clarke Jones and Michele Laurant set out to surf on the second day of the swell. Despite being worn out from the previous day, the team gears up for the waves.

      • Sunday 1 Jul

      G With a huge storm heading to the North Pacific, big wave surfers, like Eric Akiskalian, have their eyes set on the waves predicted to hit Nelscott Reef in Oregon. Nelscott Reef is known as one of the most intimidating beach breaks in the entire world.

      • Sunday 1 Jul

      G The Big Wave World Tour sets out for massive swells at Nelscott Reef. Local surfers Eric Akiskalian and Keith Galbraith are invited, and one hopeful surfer, Will Skudin, is looking to join the tour for the first time. Alex Gray is also competing for the first time.

      • Sunday 1 Jul

      G With springtime approaching, big wave surfers are shifting their attention to the Southern hemisphere but Mother Nature decides to send one more Winter swell to the heart of Northern California, at Mavericks.

      • Sunday 1 Jul

      G An immense, low-pressure system is steamrolling its way out of the Aleutian Islands and drawing straight into Northern California's most infamous reef, Mavericks, known for its massive waves but is also notorious for the dangers that can occur.

      • Sunday 1 Jul

      G After a significant stretch of flat waters, a storm in Antarctica sends massive swells to Pico Alto: the next stop on the Big Wave World Tour. Pico Alto, Peru is where one of the world's oldest surfing civilisations began.

      • Sunday 1 Jul

      G With Hurricane Marie intensifying to a category five, big wave surfers from around the world converge in Puerto Escondido, Mexico. The waves are relentless, but surfers rise to the occasion, matching massive waves with beautiful rides.

      • Sunday 1 Jul

      G A severe storm developed in the North Pacific and it could produce waves in excess of fifty feet if it hits Pe'ahi, in Hawaii. To many, Pe'ahi is considered the best big wave break in the world; no surprise surfers venture from all corners of the globe to surf there.

      • Sunday 1 Jul

      G Pe'ahi, aka Jaws, is a perfect, symmetrical, triangular ridge that forces the ocean toward the surface where it transforms into a massive pyramid of water. English surfer, Andrew Cotton, and New Yorker, Will Skudin, are invited by McNamara to surf the swell at Jaws.

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