Over 150 male and female surfers from 25 countries will have the chance to defend the colors of their national flags in one of Nicaragua's finest surf breaks. Each nation is represented by four men and two women.
Playa Popoyo is a surf spot located 100 kilometers southeast of Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua. The village is known for its high quality, consistent waves and perpetual offshore winds that flow off of Lake Nicaragua 300 days a year.
If you're a big wave surfing fan, you'll love it. "Maverick Moments" rides the highest surf line to unveil how big wave chargers balance their personal lives with their passion for riding the biggest waves on the planet.
"Every episode highlights an amazing big wave location, its surfing history, and unique culture. Athletes include Nic Lamb, Andres Flores, Anthony Tashnick, Ken Collins, Shane Dorian, Greg Long, Garrett McNamara and more," explains Rocky Romano, the director behind "Maverick Moments".
Surfboard designer Nev Hyman has teamed up with Westerly Marine and local shapers to build a 42-foot long, 11 feet wide, and 16 inches thick surfboard. Or should we call it a longboard?
Only participants who stay standing on the surfboard throughout the required 10 seconds will be counted towards the final record. Huntington Beach expects to have 60 surfers on the surfboard.
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