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Meet Garrett McNamara, the New world record holder of the biggest wave surfed.  He set if a few days ago (28th) at Nazaré – Portugal

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Looks pretty insane to me.  Here is a trailer for the video (movie?) they’re making of it:  

and here is a video of his previous record set Nov 9 2011:

And if you want to know what it feels like to wipe out on a wave like that, check out this interview with South African Grant “Twiggy” Baker (can’t embed, so click this link)

 

 

  • blokeintakapuna

    Almost as big as Takapuna Beach when the surf’s up…

  • cows4me

    insane

  • Random66

    Assuming they successfully navigate their way to the bottom of the wave I always wonder how they survive the sheer power and force of the wave when it eventually curls over top of them and lands. Do they somehow ride out the side?

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