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Surfing giant waves in Portugal

Big wave surfer Sebastian Steudtner of Germany drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal, January 18, 2018. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Big wave surfer Sebastian Steudtner of Germany drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal, January 18, 2018. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Big wave surfer Sebastian Steudtner of Germany drops in on a large wave at Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal, January 18, 2018. 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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Brazilian surfer Marcelo Luna prepares himself before a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Brazilian surfer Marcelo Luna prepares himself before a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Brazilian surfer Marcelo Luna prepares himself before a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Australian big wave surfer Ross Clark-Jones drops in on a large wave. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Australian big wave surfer Ross Clark-Jones drops in on a large wave. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Australian big wave surfer Ross Clark-Jones drops in on a large wave. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Brazilian big wave surfer Marcelo Luna kisses his girlfriend before a surf session. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Brazilian big wave surfer Marcelo Luna kisses his girlfriend before a surf session. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Brazilian big wave surfer Marcelo Luna kisses his girlfriend before a surf session. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A man looks for the waves during a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A man looks for the waves during a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A man looks for the waves during a surf session at Praia do Norte. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Portuguese big wave surfer Hugo Vau prepares himself before a surf session. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Portuguese big wave surfer Hugo Vau prepares himself before a surf session. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Portuguese big wave surfer Hugo Vau prepares himself before a surf session. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A surfer drops in on a large wave. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Brazilian big waves surfer Marcelo Luna enters the water towed by Portuguese big wave surfer Hugo Vau. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Brazilian big waves surfer Marcelo Luna enters the water towed by Portuguese big wave surfer Hugo Vau. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Brazilian big waves surfer Marcelo Luna enters the water towed by Portuguese big wave surfer Hugo Vau. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A surfer drops in on a large wave. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A surfer drops in on a large wave. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Australian big wave surfer Ross Clark-Jones drops in on a large wave. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Australian big wave surfer Ross Clark-Jones drops in on a large wave. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Australian big wave surfer Ross Clark-Jones drops in on a large wave. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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A dog runs during a surf session. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A dog runs during a surf session. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

A dog runs during a surf session. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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Australian big wave surfer Ross Clark-Jones drops in. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Australian big wave surfer Ross Clark-Jones drops in. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

Australian big wave surfer Ross Clark-Jones drops in. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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People gather to watch the sunset after a surf session. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

People gather to watch the sunset after a surf session. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

People gather to watch the sunset after a surf session. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
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