Why do Brazilians Dominate the World of Surfing?


Brazil isn’t a country known for its big waves and yet, over the past decade, Brazilians have been dominating the world of surfing. But why tho? Filmmaker Andy Burgess explores what it is about athletes like Lucas “Chumbo” Chianca, Mateus Herdy, Carlos Burle, Rodrigo Koxa, and more that have led them to become champions of the surfing world, despite not growing up in big wave surfing hotspots.

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