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'This And Nothing Else' with Portuguese underground big wave charger Hugo Vau

'This And Nothing Else' with Portuguese underground big wave charger Hugo Vau

You may have heard the name of Hugo Vau mentioned here and there, but you probably couldn’t put a face to the name. That’s because any photo you’ve ever seen of Hugo, one of Portugal’s most committed big wave chargers, consists of him riding a wave bigger than your house. Well, this is his face and his story.

A regular at Nazaré, Hugo’s life revolves around the ocean. He fishes for work and for fun, he surfs the aforementioned skyscrapers. It’s a strange and dangerous infatuation, but Hugo explains just what it is that lures him further towards the edge.

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