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Champion Surfer Rides Terrifying, World Record-Breaking Wave

Surfer Garrett McNamara may have broken his own world record by riding a 100-foot wave in Nazaré, Portugal. And even if he didn't break any records, it's still a really big wave.

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Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara set the world record for biggest wave ever ridden back in November 2011, when he tamed a 78-foot monster. McNamara reportedly broke his own record by riding this 100-foot wave on Monday in Nazaré, Portugal:

This (incomplete) video of McNamara's ride illustrates just how high the waves were in Nazaré on Monday:

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