Who holds the record for biggest wave?

The official Guinness World Record for the largest wave ever surfed is currently held by Brazil’s Rodrigo Koxa. The 80-foot wave he caught on November 8th, 2017 at Praia do Norte, Nazaré, beat Garrett McNamara’s previous record (set at the same break in Portugal) by just 2ft.

What is the biggest wave on earth?

An earthquake followed by a landslide in 1958 in Alaska’s Lituya Bay generated a wave 100 feet high, the tallest tsunami ever documented. When the wave ran ashore, it snapped trees 1,700 feet upslope.

Did anyone ever ride a 100 foot wave?

100 Feet: The Never-Ending Quest On October 29, 2020, Portuguese surfer António Laureano claimed to have ridden the biggest wave ever at the infamous European beach break. The first measurement made by the University of Lisbon’s Faculty of Human Kinetics (FMHUL) led to a 101.4-foot (30.9 meters) wave.

What is the biggest wave ever written?

Largest (measured) waves surfed

Height Surfer Notes/Event
70 feet (21.3 m) Kai Lenny cbdMD XXL Biggest Wave Award
70 feet (21.3 m) Pete Cabrinha Awarded the Billabong XXL Big Wave Award and $70,000.
68 feet (20.7 m) Carlos Burle Awarded the Billabong XXL Big Wave Award.
68 feet (20.7 m) Maya Gabeira

Where are the biggest waves right now?

10 Biggest Waves In The World

  • Cortes Bank, California.
  • Waimea Bay, Oahu, Hawaii.
  • The Right, Western Australia.
  • Shipstern’s Bluff, Tasmania.
  • Mavericks, California.
  • Teahupo’o, Tahiti.
  • Jaws, Maui, Hawaii.
  • Nazare, Portugal. When it is on, Nazare is the biggest wave in the world.

Did Garrett McNamara catch 100-foot wave?

In January 2013, McNamara broke his own world record by surfing an estimated 100-foot (30 m) wave. He also did this off the coast of Nazaré.

Where is the 100-foot wave located?

Nazaré, Portugal
100 Foot Wave is an American documentary television series directed by Chris Smith, revolving around big-wave surfer Garrett McNamara as he traveled to Nazaré, Portugal with the goal of conquering a 100-foot wave. It premiered on HBO on July 18, 2021.

Has there ever been a 100 foot wave?

Has anyone rode a 100 foot wave?

Garrett McNamara Rides World Record 100-Foot Wave in Portugal.