Was it 100 feet or wasn't it? A lot of people have been talking about the size of the giant wave Garrett McNamara rode on January 28, 2013 in Nazaré, Portugal ... except Garrett McNamara. Until now.
In this interview, GMac sets the record straight on who said what, who didn't claim anything, what it's like to surf the biggest wave ever, and how close he actually came to surfing that big endless barrel in the sky.
The EpicTV Weekly crew drops in on the 9th International Surf Film Festival in Anglet, France, which provides the rare opportunity for our host Trey Cook to kindle the bro-mance with EpicTV Surf Editor, Dave Mailman. Taylor Steele something or other and of course, it wouldn't be Dave if he didn't fill us in on the ASP. 05:45 Loïc Wirth's first film, Intentio, pushes surf porn to the next level with unique imagery, creative editing and thought-provoking dialogue. In this exclusive interview, Loïc answers the burning question: 'Who's the guy with the beard and why's he so sad?' 19:27 Fifteen seconds of host Trey Cook's complete and total SUP fail. It's as close as we come to a bail section. 19:47 Tomaz Crocco Sellins describes what goes into a $2600 limited edition surfboard and why you'll never own one. In that case, we'll take two, check's in the mail. 22:33 For our very first edition of EpicTV Cribs we drop in on legendary surfer/hellraiser Carwyn Williams whose surf hostel in Seignosse, France sees more action in one night than all the James Bond movies combined. Tune in to EpicTV Interviews to hear the full story on the rumored 'golf course incident.'
A quick teaser of some of the footage I shot of the Sandy swell. Shot over a few days in south Florida.
*SLOW MOTION DISCLAIMER: There is a lot of slow motion in this video. It was shot on a slow motion camera so that's kind of the point.
Film and Edit: Cavin Brothers
Surfers: Evan Geiselman, Tayler Brothers, Jesse Heilman, Oliver Kurtz, Chris Ward, Cory Lopez, Shea Lopez, Asher Nolan, Pete Mendia
Music: Flight Facilities - Crave You (Adventure Club Remix)