Good morning, here’s the news you may have missed with news about the Yuneec Mantis Q a drone we should be reviewing for you shortly. Furthermore, we have a substantial update of the Litchi app for you. And lastly, have you ever wondered what it would be like to get caught by one of the monster waves that (some) people surf in Nazaré, Portugal? Well, then you have to see this video in which Marcelo Luna explain what happened when he got caught by one. Scary stuff for sure!
- Yuneec’s Mantis Q now available for pre-order in the US at $499.99
- Litchi app updated for DJI Mavic, Phantom, Inspire and Spark for iOS and Android
In today’s video, we not only get to see some amazing drone footage of the big waves that are surfed at Nazaré, Portugal, but also the story of surfer Marcelo Luna as gets caught by one of these monsters during the infamous session of November 8, 2017, a day otherwise known as “The Big Wednesday”.
“I realized that I almost died”, Marcelo told the filmmakers, the local Drone Team “Máquina Voadora”, in an interview, “one more wave, maybe, and I think I would be knocked out. It was hardcore… it was the worst situation I’ve ever experienced in Nazaré, I’m blessed to be alive” he added.
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