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Brazilian surfer takes on Portugal's giant waves

From a childhood blighted by drink and drugs, a Brazilian man has turned his life around to become an extreme surfer, with his sights now set on breaking the record for conquering the highest wave in the world. Video provided by AFP


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The largest wave ever recorded

The largest wave ever recorded

The World Meteorological Organization officially announced it's largest wave ever recorded. Alyse Barker (@IamAlyseBarker) has the story.

GoPro Karma drone review

GoPro Karma drone review

Jefferson Graham reviews GoPro's new Karma drone, an affordable flying camera with stellar video quality. It's the latest new product from the action camera maker.

Surf's up at annual dog surfing day in Huntington Beach

Surf's up at annual dog surfing day in Huntington Beach

Dogs, big and small, and some in tandem braved the large swell that greeted them at Huntington Beach, California at the annual Surf City Surf Dog event.Video provided by AFP

Children with autism find surfing therapeutic

Children with autism find surfing therapeutic

Deer interrupts surfing tryouts in Calif.

Deer interrupts surfing tryouts in Calif.

Surfing team tryouts in California were interrupted by a four-legged friend who apparently wanted to get in on the fun. Surfers at Southern California's Dana Point were shocked when a deer rushed into the ocean Thursday morning. (Sept. 2)

Surf star Kelly Slater rides to victory in Tahiti

Surf star Kelly Slater rides to victory in Tahiti

US surfer Kelly Slater wins the Tahiti leg of the World Surf League Championship Tour, his 55th world surf tour win.Video provided by AFP

Woman 40-weeks pregnant goes wake surfing

Woman 40-weeks pregnant goes wake surfing

This cool future mom decides to go surfing while 40-weeks pregnant. She appears to be having a great time chopping up the waves before entering parenthood.

Rio Daily: Surfing the waves of Rio

Rio Daily: Surfing the waves of Rio

WATCH: This is how you train your body to surf

WATCH: This is how you train your body to surf

How do you prepare your body for a summer worth of surfing? Start at Surf Strength Training class in Worcester County, Maryland.

Squaw Valley: Drone Video

Squaw Valley: Drone Video

Squaw Valley: Drone Video

Video: Tough Season for skiing in the Northeast

Video: Tough Season for skiing in the Northeast

Greek Peak ski resort in Virgil has restarted making snow in an attempt to extend what has been a poor season for skiing in the northeast.

Big Mountain Enduro racers rip Moab's Burro Trail

Big Mountain Enduro racers rip Moab's Burro Trail

17-year-old surfer dies after losing leg in shark attack

17-year-old surfer dies after losing leg in shark attack

A 17-year-old girl died on Monday following being attacked by a shark while surfing with her father off the southern coast of Western Australia

Doctors didn't think he'd be able to walk, but now he's skiing

Doctors didn't think he'd be able to walk, but now he's skiing

Just before Ryder turned one, doctors found a large tumor that was pushing his spine out of the way. They didn't think Ryder would be able to walk, but now he's not just walking, he's skiing.