Ride the giant waves with Garrett McNamara

by Carol Parenzan Smalley

Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers in Hockessin, Del

Written in English
Published: Pages: 32 Downloads: 880
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  • McNamara, Garrett, -- 1967- -- Juvenile literature,
  • Surfers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 30-31) and index.

Statementby Carol Parenzan Smalley.
GenreJuvenile literature, Biography, Juvenile literature.
SeriesA Robbie reader
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV838.M36 S63 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17863283M
ISBN 101584154861
LC Control Number2005036703
OCLC/WorldCa76395823

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It’s been spotted in Nazaré, Portugal in a foot monster wave nobody would dare to surf except the Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara. Garrett McNamara – Courtesy Portugal Press. Nazaré is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal.

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In this thrilling and candid memoir, world record-holding and controversial Big Wave surfer Garrett McNamara chronicles his emotional quest to ride the most formidable waves on earth.

Garrett McNamara—affectionately known as GMac—set the world record for the sport, surfing a seventy-eight-foot wave in Nazaré, Portugal ina record he.

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In lateHawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara took a thrilling ride -- or a chilling one, depending on your perspective. He surfed a wave as tall as a seven-story building.

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In this thrilling and candid memoir, world record-holding and controversial Big Wave surfer Garrett McNamara chronicles his emotional quest to ride the most formidable waves on earth.

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At almost m (80ft), it is believed to be the biggest wave ever ridden by a surfer. The athlete from Guaruja beat Garrett McNamara's wave by two feet. The world's best big wave surfers gathered in Santa Monica for the World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Awards.

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