Surfer conquers record-setting 100-foot wave Steph Spencer January 31 News, Portugal, Sport, Video 1 Comment Daredevil pro surfer Garrett McNamara is being credited with setting a new world record by surfing a 100-foot wave in Portugal. This feat breaks his previous record, which was set in 2011 when he caught a 90-foot wave in Nazare, Portugal. The hair-raising images of the massive wave captured on video scream “Do Not Try This At Home!” Luckily, McNamara was raised in Hawaii and has a lifetime of surfing to prepare him for this supercharged moment. One Response Dino January 31 No controversy over this. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. × 9 = Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.