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Aug062013

How Big Are The Biggest Waves Ever Surfed?

How Big Are The Biggest Waves Ever Surfed? infographic

By using a well recognizable symbol like the Statue of Liberty, the How Big Are The Biggest Waves Ever Surfed? infographic from San Diego Surfing School can show you how much higher you can get with surfing than other sports.

Now that a 100-foot wave has been surfed, the bar has been raised yet again for somebody to step up and set a new record. Until then, we take a look at some other feats of record height to get a better perspective on just how big the biggest waves ever surfed really were.

Clear design that tells one story really well.  The visual comparison to the Statue of Liberty is instantly recognizable to readers.

Thanks to Melissa for sending in the link!

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Reader Comments (4)

It would have been cool to know where the waves were too.
August 6, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBecky
I believe I read somewhere that the wave McNamara surfed was off the coast of Portugal.
August 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterArron
Now that a 100-foot wave has been surfed, the bar has been raised yet again for somebody to step up and set a new record. Until then, we take a look at some other feats of record height to get a better perspective on just how big the biggest waves ever surfed really were.
August 19, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterenjoydiablo3
Nazare Portugal
August 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTB

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