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BENJAMIN SANCHIS is one of the best big wave riders in the world. He has been a professionnal free surfer for the last 15 years, he is travelling the world looking for the biggest and meanest waves rideable. Former winner of the XXL awrds in 2011 for a 63 feet 21 meters) wave ridden at Belhara France, he is also the man who has ridden the biggest wave ever at Nazare in December 2014, a monster measured at 110 feet (33 meters). More recently during a 2016 January session at Jaws, the mecca of big wave surfing Benjamin rode one of the best barrels ever catched on the spot.
Local of the place since forever ! François also grew up on these beaches of the SW of France and knows every sandbar like the bottom of his pocket. With a 10 years expereience as a surf forecaster, he is the manager of the Billabong Adventure division program and takes under his swings the likes of Benjamin, Shane Dorian, Greg Long and Justine Dupont to surf the biggest and best waves of Europe.