David Langer says that on January 10, 2014, “a single moment on a single wave changed his life forever.” That moment was a beautiful barrel, and the wave was Jaws/Peahi.
Today, the big wave surfer lives and breathes Nazaré. The Californian fell in love with Praia do Norte, and the Portuguese fishing town adopted him as a son.
Jennifer Schmeer was able to catch up with him in Nazaré. David had just been bestowed with the indoctrination in the Surfer Wall, inside the town’s ancient lighthouse.