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08/11/2017 World record for surfing the biggest-ever wave

38-year-old Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa caught an 80-foot tall wave in Praia do Norte off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal. The World Surf League gave him the Quiksilver XXL Biggest Wave Award padded with a $25,000 prize. Koxa’s ride also broke a Guinness World Record for the biggest wave ever surfed.

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