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Maya Gabeira Bio

They call her “Super-Woman” of surfing. Her name is Maya Gabeira and she is one of the very few female surfers that have the guts to ride Waimea, Teahupoo and other massive waves only ridable via jet-ski towing.

Maya’s Bio

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Here’s a few quick facts about this young surfer from Brazil

  • Born: 1987 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • Her father founded the Brazilian Green Party
  • Her mother is a fashion designer
  • She is sponsored by Billabong and Red Bull
  • Winner of the ESPY award for Best Female Action Sports Athlete
  • Record holder for 4 straight Billabong Girls Overall Performance Award
  • 2010 Teen Choice Award for Choice Action Sports Athlete Female
  • Maya currently lives in San Diego

Big Wave Bombshell

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In 2009 Maya, made her mark in history by becoming the biggest wave rider in female surfing history when she surfed a 45-foot wave at Dungeons Beach in South Africa.

Teahupoo Tears

Probably the most incredible wave that Maya has taken on is the most dangerous wave in the World located in Tahiti called Teahupoo. This wave is so thick and powerful that it has put tears in the eyes if Laird Hamilton, the Biggest Wave Rider of all-time. Laird once paddled into a Teahupoo wave and after he got out of it alive, he started to cry from the overwhelming fear of the wave. You can see Maya surfing Teahupoo on youtube…

Maya Marvels Meditation

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Maya always loves to surf when Waimea is breaking but she also has other things on the go. She loves yoga and describes it as one of her passions. The art of yoga probably helps her focus when she’s dropping in on a 18-foot wave. Maya also believes that there isn’t just a few people that she admires or idolizes, but she believes that everyone possesses something that she can look up to.

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