Basque surfer Natxo pushing European big-wave surfing
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 24 July, 2017 - Friday announced today the signing of Spanish surfers Natxo Gonzalez and Luis Diaz to its talent roster. Natxo is one of the world’s most promising big wave surfers / surf explorers, Luis one of the most exciting young talents on the international competition scene and WSL hopeful.
21 year-old Natxo’s claim to fame comes from charging some of the word’s biggest waves on the Big Wave World Tour, which he surfed as the youngest competitor ever. Natxo has won the Punta Galea and the La Vaca Gigante big wave contests and has put his name on the radar of media and sponsors alike by surfing crazy big wave sessions all over the world. Stay tuned for a clip from Ireland to drop July 26th.
Natxo is sponsored by Quiksilver, Red Bull and Pukas
Follow Natxo: @natxogonzalez1
18 year-old Luis’ claim to fame is a fairly easy one. Luis came out of nowhere to take out the 2016 Junior Division of the Vans US Open, beating some of the most highly touted international junior surfers. He is currently leading the first ever national Spanish circuit, the Siroko Surf League, with a 2nd place in Zarautz and a 1st place in Gijon.
Luis is sponsored by Quiksilver, Monster Energy, Pukas, Nixon, JAM and Feather Fins
Follow Luis: @luisdiazur