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Surfing giant waves in Portugal

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A man takes pictures of the waves before a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A man takes pictures of the waves before a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A man takes pictures of the waves before a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Stickers are seen on a board before a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Stickers are seen on a board before a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Stickers are seen on a board before a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Surfers drop in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Surfers drop in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Surfers drop in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A surfer enters the water during a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer enters the water during a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer enters the water during a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

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