When give up is not an option, you do whatever it takes to continue! Maya
Maya and I already suffered a lot of prejudice in the sport. Giant surfing is very sexist. Maya has passion and trains a lot. He proved that he can survive in adverse situations. It was not I who saved Maya, she saved herself.
Burle – Fox Sports
"She's shattered every barrier women's surfing has known when it comes to big waves," says Bill Sharp, director of the yearlong contest. "She routinely rides waves bigger than 99.9% of the men in the surfing world would ride."
Bill Sharp- L.A.Times
Maya’s wave was giant, one of the biggest of the day, and she surfed it as well as anyone could have surfed. To me she was a super-woman , she is Super-Maya!
GARRET McNamara -Jornal de Noticias –A Bola
From Tahiti to Alaska , this young Brazilian surfer has conquered. She rides monster waves that most of 99% of the men would never attend to ride.