Drone video captures surfers braving liquid mountains at Nazaré
A new drone video has surfaced demonstrating yet again just how effective UAVs have been in bringing spectators up close and personal with improved footage of surfers as they negotiate waves – this time in some of the most enormous swells the ocean can muster.
The newest example of that appeared earlier this month with a drone video capturing the gigantic conditions that have made Portugal’s Nazaré arguably the most compelling challenge for the globe’s big wave surfers. “Big” is a euphemism in this case, since swells rolling in at about 50 feet on “average” huge days can rise to over 100 feet when liquid insanity goes to another level.
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Drone pilot and surf video expert Tucker Wooding was on hand at Nazaré this month when salty giants stormed in to play – and punish surfers crazy enough to jump atop them. The result is seven minutes of footage that – thanks to the…