Coxos, in Ericeira, is a Portuguese favorite and these 90 seconds of Hit & Run are proof . In fact, it’s arguably one of the best right-handers in all of Europe — a world-class wave capable of producing multi-section barrel after multi-section barrel.
In this short clip, you’ll see local boys Tiago Pires, Nic Von Rupp, Miguel Blanco, Alex Botelho, and João Kopke, along with international friends Grant “Twiggy” Baker, Kiron Jabour, Gony Zubizarreta and Arran Strong. The session took place in late April, long after the winter season had passed. So between all of the freakish action at Nazaré and everywhere else around Portugal, we can see why this tiny little country is gaining a reputation as being Europe’s California.