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Surfer riding a HUGE WAVE nearly wipes out

  • Professional surfer Axi Muniain, 35 rides a giant wave in Nazare, Portugal 
  • The dramatic drone footage was taken during a recent giant swell in the area
  • Axi is a big wave surfer and adventurer from the Basque Country in Spain

This professional surfer shows no fear as he rides the biggest wave of the day after his competitors shy away.

Axi Muniain is no stranger to big waves and the impressive video shows off his courageous skill as he manages to avoid a wipe-out.

The dramatic drone footage was taken during a recent giant swell in Nazare, Portugal, home to one of the most difficult wave spots in the world.

Axi Muniain, 35 rides a giant wave in Nazare, Portugal, home to one of the most difficult wave spots in the world

It shows Axi, 35 ride the wave in spectacular fashion as it chases him towards the shore at nail-biting speed.

Axi is a big wave surfer and professional adventurer from the Basque Country.

He has been chasing giant swells around the globe for a decade but he is making a big name for himself in Nazare.

The swell originated from a North Atlantic storm and produced some of the biggest and heaviest waves the town has seen in years, reaching the 80ft mark on January 18.      

The dramatic drone footage was taken during a recent giant swell as Axi catches one of the biggest waves of the day 

The dramatic drone footage was taken during a recent giant swell as Axi catches one of the biggest waves of the day 

It shows Axi, ride the wave in spectacular fashion as it chases him towards the shore at nail-biting speed as it narrowly avoids a wipe-out

It shows Axi, ride the wave in spectacular fashion as it chases him towards the shore at nail-biting speed as it narrowly avoids a wipe-out



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