4. Maya Gabeira

These athletes are not only pushing boundaries but risking life and limb for their sport...

It’s no secret that Maya Gabeira has nerves of steel. She has after all nailed some of the biggest waves on the planet.

She recently travelled to Nazaré in Portugal where she took one of the biggest wipeouts we have ever seen.

Thankfully Carlos Burle was on hand to find her and administered CPR immediately, saving her life.

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