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Riding the 80 ft wave

Duration: 03:15

A new world record for the biggest wave surfed could have been set on Sunday - by a plumber from Devon.

34 year old Andrew Cotton rode an 80 ft wave off the Portuguese coast. He'll have to wait until May to find out if he's definitely broken the record, when surf company Billabong confirms it.

Louise caught up with him after Breakfast came off air.

Available since: Tue 4 Feb 2014

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Breakfast 04/02/2014

The latest news, sport, business and weather from the BBC's Breakfast team.

First broadcast: 04 Feb 2014

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