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Video: Rodrigo Koxa Surfs 80-Foot Wave

This insane run at Nazare Beach, Portugal is one for the record books - literally. Standing at 80 ft tall, it landed Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa the Guinness World Record for the biggest wave ever surfed. 

This wave was ridden on November 8th - Roxa recalls it as  "the best day of my life” - but it wasn't officially announced as the largest until the World Surf League's Big Wave Awards back in May. 

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The previous record for biggest wave ever surfed was held by American surfer Garrett McNamara, who in 2011 surfed a 78-foot wave. 

Roxa's achievement, however, is brought into perspective by the award for Wipeout of the Year. British Surfer Andrew Cotton won for the fall he took at Nazare on the same day as Koxa's run. Cotton suffered several injuries including a broken back. 

The surfer of this 80 foot wave is NOT Ridrigo Koxo - its Sebastian Steudtner. He was nominated for the Big Wave Awards with this wave. He was riding this wave on 18. January 2018. If you are not sure about my information you might check the Koxo waves and the videos of the Nominess. Please make sure to correct this false information to avoid missundestanding and any legal consequences.  Thank you for your understanding.

Also, the date given in the article for this wave is still a few months in the future.

wow all I have to say is if you fell at the top of that wave…serious damage may occur.  That individual is truly amazing to be able to surf at caliber of a wave.  I have not even seen this in Hawaii.  Amazing truly!  Equinox Louvered RoofLouvered Roof Houston Tx , and Equinox Louvered Roof Deals simply amazing too.

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