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Legendary Brazilian surfer Marcio Freire dies: He died riding a wave at iconic Nazare



Brazilian surfer and legend of the sport, Marcio Freire, died while training in Portugal

Marcio Freire The Brazilian surfer and legend died while practicing his discipline in the Portuguese town of North Beach Nazareth Known for its huge waves, it has broken many world records.

47-year-old player dies after falling during practice “Tow Surf” In a statement, the Portuguese Maritime Authority (AMN) reported modalities in which surfers are dragged towards large waves on jet skis or another vehicle.

The surfer was rescued by an auxiliary jet ski and taken to the beach.

Lifeguards confirmed he was in cardiopulmonary arrest and began resuscitation efforts until firefighters and medical personnel arrived, but they were unable to reverse the situation.

The body was transferred to a forensic laboratory in Leiria, and the Maritime Police Department of Psychology was activated to assist the relatives.

Nazareth is seen by surfers as the ‘Olympus’ of giant waves which has a record of over 26 meters in height.

Surfing legend Marcio Freire

Freire is considered one of the great advocates of the field in his country of Brazil, one of the world’s great powers in the field.

In fact, he is one of three Brazilians who have come to be known as Brazilians. “Mad Dogs” Conquer Hawaii’s Giant Wave “Jaws”.

The latter led them to lead roles in the documentary of the same name in 2016.

Surfing is in mourning.

Source: Biobiochile

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