Watch the Full Video of Anderson Cooper Exploring Nazaré

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For centuries the ancient town of Nazaré was thought of only as a small fishing village along the Portuguese coast, if thought of at all. That all changed in 2011 when big wave legend and surf pioneer Garrett McNamara recorded himself with a GoPro riding down the face of a 78-foot behemoth within spitting distance of the town’s historic lighthouse. Since then, the once quiet town has been flooded by surfers and the town’s economy has been revitalized.

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Last week on 60 Minutes, Anderson Cooper explored Nazaré on a jet ski while simultaneously interviewing McNamara. We gotta hand it to Cooper, it's downright impressive, and the story isn't too shabby either. Watch the 13 minute segment above.

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