Hugo Vau at Nazare by Leal Key
2018 XXL Biggest Wave Entry: Hugo Vau at Nazaré, Portugal on November 8, 2017. Photo by SurfEmotions.
Keep your eyes on these longtime standouts when the Nazaré Challenge gets the green light.
The Portuguese coast is the newest big wave training environment for the world's best big-waver surfers.
Tag Heuer XXL Biggest Wave Award nominee Hugo Vau (R)
A humble fisherman from Lisbon, Vau is not shy when it comes to riding the big ones, like this solid Nazaré left.
BWT Nazare Challenge
Hugo Vau (PRT).BWT Nazare Challenge.
The Australian takes another commanding heat win in the Semifinals of the Nazaré challenge.
Cristian Merello vs. Trevor Carlson vs. Antonio Silva vs. Jamie Mitchell vs. Hugo Vau vs. Carlos Burle
Mitchell and Vau dominate in Round One, heat 4