Nuno "STRU" Figueiredo became the first kitesurfer to tackle the large waves of Nazaré. The wave has been a magnet for some of the worlds best big wave specialists, however, It took someone special like "STRU" to conquer it for the first time with the help of kite.
This video showcases a gifted athlete at the top of his game. Figueiredo gracefully arcs across the wave, using his surf ability, along with the wind to navigate the large face. It was only by the added power of the wind, that he was able to successfully outrun the wash of this massive wave.