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Hawaii surfer reportedly rides 100-foot wave, setting record

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 07:14 a.m. HST, Jan 30, 2013



Garrett McNamara, 45, of Haleiwa is reported to have broken his own record at Nazaré, Portugal with a ride Monday atop a 100-foot monster wave at the same location, according to The Portugal News.

The record-setting ride awaits confirmation by officials, but if validated would surpass McNamara's 2011 ride atop a 78-foot wave recorded by Guiness World Records.

McNamara thanked his followers in a Tweet Monday. "Thank you for all your support. It means the world to me. Today was an awesome day and so fun to be out there..."






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