Watch: Von Froth // The Magic Bay
"The goal is to be the first one in the water," says Nic von Rupp racing down to 'Portugal's best right' while unwittingly showing his countrymen to be a nation of late risers. And this was on the day of the year?
There's also a tip for travelling surfers who want to score the wave solo. Set thy alarm early.
As for the video? Yep, good waves, bit of a crowd, plus a pro-on-pro drop in for dramatic effect.