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:
For reference, this is a picture of McNamara surfing the 78-foot wave that currently holds the world record:
Garrett McNamara, 47, Guinness world record holder, insane person:
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