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Bodysurfing Nazaré

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There’s a side of Nazaré that isn’t life and death. That’s what surfers Toby Cunningham, Fred David, and Steve Cummings set out to prove when they strapped up the sumo suits and tried bodysurfing the infamous Portuguese wave.

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