“100 Foot Wave” Season 2 Is Set To Premiere On HBO

Season 2 of the HBO original series 100 Foot Wave will debut on HBO on Sunday, April 16, 2023, at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET. The episode will also be available on HBO Max at the same time. The program revolves entirely around the thrilling yet deadly sport of surfing.

The water may be dangerous at times, with waves reaching almost 100 feet in height. This does not prevent some daring surfers from doing what they do best. The film 100 Foot Wave is based on the exploits of legendary wave surfer Garrett McNamara. Season 1 began on HBO on July 18, 2021, and lasted six episodes till August 22, 2021. The program has been renewed for a second season, which will begin in August 2021.

The filming of 100 Foot Wave took place in Portugal, Hawaii, and California.

Chris Smith, an award-winning American filmmaker, directed 100 Foot Wave. Season 1 was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography in a Nonfiction Program. Mike Prickett and Laurent Pujol were the winners of this prize. Aside from the great Garrett McNamara, the 2019 season will include big-wave surfers Justine Dupont, C.J. Macias, Kai Lenny, António Laureano, and others. The voyage will begin in Nazaré, Portugal, and will continue through Hawaii and California. The European village’s beachfront creates massive waves as a result of Hurricane Epsilon, attracting thousands of extreme sports athletes.

HBO has published the official trailer for the show:

According to the show’s formal synopsis:

“Legend Garrett McNamara, his world-class surfing peers, and some unexpected newcomers continue to push the boundaries of their sport as well as the boundaries of their minds and bodies.” The one constant for these extreme sportsmen is dealing with the ups and downs of their dangerous and unpredictable lifestyle, in which every huge wave has the potential to create a dramatic new chapter in their personal tales.”

It goes on to say:

“With an intimate mix of interviews, verité scenes, and personal archive, as well as stunning aerial, water-based, and underwater footage from the Emmy®-winning cinematography team, the series captures a world unlike any other.”

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The airborne and underwater imagery of 100 Foot Wave is breathtaking. The new season’s episodes are from the ’20/’21 and ’21/’22 surfing seasons.

Who is Garrett McNamara?

Garrett “GMAC” McNamara, born on August 10, 1967, is a world-famous American big wave surfer who presently holds the world record for the longest wave ever ridden. In the inaugural season of 100 Foot Wave, he accomplished the impossible. McNamara entered the Guinness World Records in November 2011 after surfing on a 78-foot (24-meter) wave at Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal. He had broken the previous world record by more than a foot, but he was only getting started. He kept looking for a larger wave. In January 2013, McNamara stunned the world by breaking his own unattainable world record by riding a 100-foot (30-meter) wave.

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This accomplishment was also accomplished at Nazaré, Portugal. McNamara is also noted for successfully riding a massive wave at Jaws, Hawaii, and for being the first person to ride a wave generated by glaciers calving. McNamara is married to Nicole, an environmental sciences teacher. They were both married to separate people when they met for the first time. They have three children: Barrel, Theia Love Nazaré, and Nazaré. Celeste Rose and Strawberry Lucy from Fe do Mar.

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