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Garrett Mcnamara

How Heavy Are the Biggest Waves in the Ocean?

The Surf Channel | Posted 06.28.2014 | Sports
The Surf Channel

One thing they are deeply informed about are the waves themselves. It's difficult to deny how absolutely breathtaking a big wave can be, but what kind of power does it pack?

North Shore Surf Makes for Thrills and Spills in Hawaii

James M. Clash | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
James M. Clash

On Dec. 25 big wave legend Ken Bradshaw was on the phone. A northwest swell was storming in with wave faces exceeding 35 feet. Could I get to Waimea Beach ASAP, he wanted to know?

Mercedes-Benz Reinvented The Surfboard, And It's Awesome

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.04.2014 | Technology

Mercedes-Benz engineers recently teamed up with big wave surfer Garrett McNamara to create a surfboard. Nothing more than a fancy marketing ploy, righ...

The Hottest Surfers Of 2013

Posted 12.26.2013 | Sports

From world records to posterior pictures to inspiring stories of love and age, it was a big year in surfing. Below, the 7 biggest, hottest, most news-...

Gabriela Aoun

You Don't Have To Go To Nazare To Awe At Nature's Power

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 11.02.2013 | Green

A possibly 100-foot wave off Nazaré, Portugal made headlines on Monday when two Brazilian surfers squared off against the behemoth. Maya Gabeira wipe...

Carlos Burle Surfs World Record Wave and Saves Maya Gabeira's Life, America Doesn't Care

Reid Levin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Reid Levin

How is this not celebrated in the streets, exclaimed from rooftops or, more appropriately, given adequate real-time coverage? If someone surfs the world's biggest wave in Portugal, and no one reports on it, did it ever really happen?

Report: Star Surfer Shatters Record With 100-Foot Wave

Posted 01.31.2013 | Sports

Garrett McNamara is at it again. The star surfer may have broken his own world record on Monday, riding a giant wave that might have been 100 feet hig...

Guinness Recognizes Surfer For Riding 78-foot Wave

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 05.12.2012 | Sports

HONOLULU -- Dude, that was the gnarliest wave ever. Guinness World Records says so. The record-keeping agency is acknowledging a 44-year-old Hawaii p...

WATCH: Surfer Sets World Record By Riding 90 Foot Wave

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 01.09.2012 | Sports

On his website, Garrett McNamara is a self-described "extreme surfer." Interestingly enough, this may be the understatement of the century. The Americ...

Watch! Surfers Ride Melting Glacier Tsunami in Alaska. Making the Most of an Opportunity?

George Spyros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
George Spyros

Surfing is uniquely positioned to get everyone from lay persons to law-makers enthused about racing headlong into the rush of tackling the environmental crisis.