• A surfer just set a world record for the largest wave ever ridden - watch him surf the 80-foot-tall behemoth

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    A professional surfer has set a world record for riding an 80-foot wave in Nazare, Portugal.
    Rodrigo Koxa surfed the wave in November, and was just awarded the XXL Biggest Wave Award by the World Surf League for that ride.
    Koxa broke the previous world record, a 78-foot wave surfed by Garrett McNamara at the same location in 2011.
    Watch a video of Koxa's ride below.
    Professional surfer Rodrigo Koxa has set the world record for the largest wave ever surfed, according to a panel of judges from the World Surf League .
    The 38-year-old Brazilian surfer rode the wave in Nazare, Portugal in...
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