Big Wave Updates
Garrett McNamara to host big wave event in Portugal
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 8 February, 2016 - The newly launched Red Chargers event is an open invitation free surf event showcasing big wave surfers in their attempt to ride the largest waves in the world.
In this event athletic accomplishments will be recognized through five awards chosen by the surfers that participate, fans that watch the live webcast, and fans following on social media. This year, the focus is on Nazaré Portugal with an event that will be broadcast by XTreme Video.
Garrett McNamara is the host of the event. Having pioneered Nazare as a premiere big wave destination, there is no one better to bridge the gap between what goes on in the water to the viewers on land and at home. His life motto is “everything is possible, follow your dreams” making him the perfect person to introduce the equally inspiring Red Chargers event.
Garrett McNamara © Jorge Leal
For the first time ever there will be live streaming from the water and the land during the biggest swell of the season in Nazare, Portugal. Viewers at home will be able to have the experience of watching on the cliff, plus the behind the scenes action in the water. Everything from the epic rides to the dramatic rescues, will be brought to viewers live and up close.
The event waiting period is from November 1st– February 29th, during this time the inspiring stories of the Red Charger athletes will be told through social media. Many of these athletes have created their own destiny, overcoming obstacles that some might consider impossible.
In March, the voting will launch, giving fans from around the world the opportunity to vote for their favorite Red Charger in each category. The top five athletes chosen for each award will then vote for the big wave surfer they feel most deserves it.
Live webcast will be available here
You can embed the live player directly on your website. Copy/Paste the embed code here: <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ 79J14qRemd8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Stay tuned on Red Chargers and XTreme Video Facebook Page below for daily updates: Red Chargers Facebook page and Website & XTreme Video Facebook Page