Maya Gabeira: mountains and molehills
Gabiera in big and small waves, Brazil
As we reported yesterday, Maya Gabeira surfed the first and second rounds of the Billabng Pro Rio Women's event. She was granted a wildcard by Billabong since it Rio is her hometown. It was interesting to see her on human-sized waves.
Gabeira left Rio years ago to pursue big wave surfing. She made the North Shore her home for several years and still spends winters there, racked up four consecutive Billabong XXL Womens Performance Awards, and completely elevated female big wave riding.
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