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

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Watch Surfer Ride Record-Breaking Wave | National Geographic

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Rodrigo Koxa - "Biggest wave of my life." Nazare, Big Wednesday 11-8-17

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Guinness World Record: Biggest Wave Ever Surfed (80 Feet) Rodrigo Koxa @ Nazaré, Portugal

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.