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Old 05-11-2012, 06:35 PM
Location: Michigan
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Thrill-seeker Garrett McNamara has taken the Guinness World Record for the largest wave ever surfed after riding a 78-foot tall break off the coast of Portugal in November.

Confirmed by a panel of experts at the annual Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards, McNamara, 44, beat the previous mark held since 2008 by surfing legend Mike Parson by just one foot.

Read more: American man sets Guinness World Record for largest wave ever surfed after barreling down a 'supersize' 78 ft tall wall of water | Mail Online
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