Surfer rides 78-foot wave

Surfer Recognized For Riding Biggest Wave Ever

View gallery

4 photos

Guinness World Records is acknowledging Garrett McNamara, a 44-year-old Hawaii pro surfer, for catching a 78-foot wave off the coast of Portugal, saying the November 2011 run beats a 2008 record by more than 1 foot.

View Comments (0)