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WATCH: Surfer breaks the World Record for largest wave ever ridden

Garret McNamara’s achievement took place off the coast of Nazare, Portugal.
May 10th 2012, 10:30 PM 838 1

LAST NOVEMBER, PRO-surfer Garret McNamara rode a 78-foot wave off the coast of Nazare, Portugal.

The incredible feat of athleticism has now earned McNamara a Guinness World Record for the largest wave ever surfedCBS Los Angeles reports.

Mike Parsons was the previous record-holder for riding a 77-foot wave off the coast of Southern California in 2008.

Watch the ride below:

[via @Drudge_Report]

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