Biggest Wave Surfed – level 3

03-05-2018 07:00

Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa surfed a 24-metre wave in Portugal, setting a new world record.

In the video, you can barely see the surfer who people later honoured for his achievement at the Quicksilver XXL Big Wave Awards. Upon receiving the prize, he encouraged the crowd with ‘Keep believing in your dreams, guys!’

Meanwhile, British surfer Andrew Cotton won the dubious gong for Biggest Wipeout of the Year.

Difficult words: encourage (say something motivating), dubious (perhaps a little sarcastic, not true), gong (a round metal drum that looks like a medal or award), wipeout (a fall from surfboard).

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