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  • This photo released Tuesday Jan. 29, 2013, by Nazare Qualifica organization, US surfer Garrett McNamara rides a wave off Praia do Norte beach in Nazare, Portugal, on Jan. 28, 2013.
  • US surfer Garrett McNamara carries his longboard after a surf session at Praia do Norte beach in Nazare, Portugal, Jan. 29, 2013.
  • US surfer Garrett McNamara, left, makes a take off on a wave at Praia do Norte beach in Nazare, Portugal, Jan. 29, 2013.
  • US surfer Garrett McNamara rides a wave at Praia do Norte beach in Nazare, Portugal, Jan. 29, 2013.
  • US surfers Garrett McNamara, right, and Kealli Mamala get ready before a surf session at Praia do Norte beach in Nazare, Portugal, Jan. 29, 2013.

US Surfer Breaks World Record

Published January 30, 2013

American surfer Garrett McNamara broke his own world record for the largest wave surfed, when he caught a reported 100-foot wave off the coast of Nazare, Portugal on January 29.


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