A world record wave ignored by too many surfers

Rodrigo Koxa may have beaten the world record for the biggest wave ever surfed but, apparently, only Brazilian fans, athletes, and media seem to recognize his feat.

The wave ridden at Praia do Norte, Nazaré, on May 4, 2017, reveals the truth about the surfing world- there's an anglophone side mainly formed by the United States and Australia, and the rest of the world.

Koxa has probably lived one of the best days of his life. And knowing how proud Brazilians are of their achievements, it's understandable that breaking a record of this magnitude ignites massive celebrations.

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Rodrigo Koxa breaks the world record for the biggest wave ever surfed

Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa set a new Guinness World Record for the largest wave ever ridden. The athlete from Guaruja beat Garrett McNamara's 2011 wave by two feet.

The world's best big wave surfers gathered in Santa Monica for the 2018 World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Awards.

The show at the Red Bull Headquarters awarded the best rides of the past year, including a new world record from Brazil's Rodrigo Koxa.

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Kanoa Igarashi conquers the Pro Santa Cruz 2018

Kanoa Igarashi has taken out the Pro Santa Cruz 2018 in historic fashion, claiming victory in the final against Aritz Aranburu, in three-to-five foot surf at Praia da Física, in Santa Cruz.

Stop number six on the 2018 World Surf League (WSL) European Qualifying Series (QS), the Pro Santa Cruz 2018 has been treated to mixed conditions from clean and small to big and unruly, culminating today with Igarashi's victory.

"You could see the weather change, and I really wanted to get a wave before the storm came," Igarashi said.

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It's almost finals' day at Playa Llacolén. The 2018 Antofagasta Bodyboard Festival (ABF) continues in La Cupula, one of the finest boogie waves in Chile.

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Nic Rapa and Sean Silveira have taken out the second event of the 2018 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT), held at Lake Allatoona's Dallas Landing Park, in Acworth, Georgia.

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