Maya Gabeira returns to Teahupoo

Maya Gabeira took a serious beating at Teahupoo on a massive day in 2011. KNocked unconscious by repeated reef slams, she was lucky to get out of there alive. This year she went back to get on the horse again. It was intense, emotional time for her and her personal trainer Carlos Burle.
Here’s how it went down:

For the first time after an incident that almost took her life in the “skull breaker” reefs of Teahupoo in 2011, Maya Gabeira is back to Tahiti to face an epic swell of giant waves.