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Watch Brazilian surfer break the Guinness World Record by riding an 80-foot wave

Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa set the Guinnes Book of World Records for riding the tallest wave off the coast of Nazare, Portugal.
Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa set the Guinnes Book of World Records for riding the tallest wave off the coast of Nazare, Portugal. Screenshot from video shot by Guardian Sport

Ever wondered what it would be like to successfully ride the tallest wave in the Guinness Book of World Records?

Don't worry, pro surfer Rodrigo Koxa is going to show you.

On Nov. 8 2017, the Brazilian conquered this 80-foot behemoth off the coast of Nazare, Portugal. Over the weekend he was rewarded for it at the 18th Annual Big Wave Awards.

Koxa broke the previous record of 78 feet, which was held by American Garrett McNamara.

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