Brazilian Surfer May Have Ridden Wave More Than 100 Feet High

Carlos Burle may have made history by riding the biggest wave on record.
1:20 | 10/29/13

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Want to talk about a busy day at the office for one brave surfer, conquering a historymaking wave, and saving a fellow surfer, to boot. Take a look. On monday, unbelievable waves hit the central portuguese town, making for record-breaking swells. The 46-year-old brazilian surfer took off on a monster wave, riding it all the way to the end. The estimates put the wave's height as taller than 100 feet. garrett McNamara set the record of 100 feet, at the same beach. Waves of this size only hit once a year. And the impact feels like an earthquake, shaking under your feet. Powerful storms in the north atlantic bring these impressive waves crashing ashore. The breaking swells are not only astonishing to watch. They are incredibly dangerous. Fellow surfer, maya gabrielle almost drown in the waves. Brule jumped in the water and performed cpr. She tweeted this photo from the hospital, where she is thankfully in good condition. Thumbs up. And officials from guinness world records are working to verify that record. What a brave guy. Go to ginger zee, now, in

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