UK Surfer Reportedly Sets Record for Biggest Wave Ever Surfed

Kenny DorsetDirector of Social MediaFebruary 4, 2014


Andrew Cotton, a plumber from the UK, has reportedly set the record for the biggest wave ever surfed... again. 

On February 2, the 34-year-old big wave surfer rode a wave in Nazare, Portugal, that is estimated to have reached 80 feet, according to Sky News. Cotton rode the wave for about 10 seconds before being taken out.

Cotton also held the previous world record—78 feet—for a wave he surfed three months ago. Sky News reports that Billabong XXL judges will make a definitive ruling on the recent ride's world-record status in March.

[Billabong XXL, h/t Surfing Magazine]