Surfer may have broken record for riding world's biggest wave

Andrew Cotton, from England rides a giant wave at Praia do Norte, north beach, in Nazare, in Portugal's Atlantic coast Sunday, Feb. 2 2014. According to Guinness World Records, McNamara holds the record for the biggest wave with a 78 feet wave surfed in Nazare on Nov. 1 2011. (AP Photo/Miguel Barreira)

February 4, 2014 2:34:15 AM PST
A British surfer may have set a world record for riding a wave.

Andrew Cotton rode a wave off the coast of Portugal that was believed to be 98 feet tall.

If this is true, the current world-record holder would break the record he set three months ago of 78 feet.

Judges will decide in March if it's a world record.

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