A look back at the biggest waves ever surfed at Teahupo‘o
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Matt Meola recalls his harrowing wipeout on "the biggest wave ever"
Well, this was nuts. Kai the homeless hitchhiker tells local news reporters about an abused man named Jesus, child rape, a woman pinned down, a hatchet, the anti-Christ, public masturbation… “It was like the biggest wave I’ve ever ridden on … Continue reading ?
This thrill-seeking surfer was but a speck on this enormous wall of water as he appeared to set a new world record for the biggest wave ever ridden. Surfing legend Garrett McNamara caught the towering wave – believed to have … Continue reading ?
How does a tiny spot on the Portuguese coast generate some of the world's most gnarly waves? Surf experts say there are a few factors that combined Monday to generate what might have been the biggest wave ever ridden.
The Hawaiian surfer might have broken his own record by catching the biggest wave ever ridden on Monday.
Biggest waves ever surfed? Decide for yourself.
Garrett McNamara has surfed some of the biggest waves in the world. In fact, earlier this year Guinness World Records confirmed that the surfers 78 foot wave in Nazare, Portugal was the biggest wave that anyone has ever surfed. Well, McNamara may have broken that record today with a 100-foot wave. Nothing’s official yet but [...]Show More Summary
Garrett McNama has ridden everything from crazy, stupid huge Teahupoo to iceberg-induced Alaskan waves to Jaws on a jet board. So why's he spending so much time in Portugal? Up until McNamara rode the biggest wave ever there last year the country was more reputed for its sardines than its surf, but...
Holy shit! (Can we say that?) That might be the biggest air on the smallest wave -- ever.
Shane Dorian raises the big wave surfing bar at Jaws
These waves were the most cartoonish perfect, 20 to 40 foot tubes, coming in one after the other.
This year’s biggest, scariest waves are being scored by the cutest, friendliest little comedy-guy ever. How does that happen?
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"Those were the two of the biggest waves I've ever seen in my life."—11 Time World Champ Kelly Slater
(Video Link) The wave is staggering just to look at. Last November, professional surfer Garrett McNamara caught a 78-foot wave off the coast of Portugal. It was 1 foot taller than the previous record, thus establishing a Guinness World Record for the tallest wave ever surfed. Link -via Ace of Spades HQ
The video: Last November, 44-year-old pro surfer Garrett McNamara captured the world's attention when he came face-to-face with a monstrous wave just off the coast of Nazare, Portugal. Now, the Guinness Book of World Records has officially...Show More Summary
After months of debate about whether the "rogue wave" he surfed off the coast of Portugal in November was truly the biggest ever recorded to have been surfed, Garrett McNamara was finally given the title by Guinness Book of World Records this week.