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Bizarre world records

Bizarre world records: The largest wave ever surfed

A professional surfer conquers a 100-foot wave — and more in our collection of strangely compelling feats

Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara has once again proved that he's king of the waves — this time by breaking his own record for the largest wave ever surfed. McNamara reportedly caught a monstrous wave roughly 100 feet tall off the coast of Nazare, Portugal — the same area where he caught his previous record-breaking swell in 2011 (pictured).