Garrett ‘GMAC’ McNamara is an American professional big wave surfer and extreme waterman known for breaking the world record for largest wave ever surfed at Nazaré, Portugal, surviving a monstrous wave at Jaws, and riding tsunami from calving glaciers in Alaska.
Brain trauma suffered by U.S. diplomats abroad could be work of hostile foreign government; Then, how the NYU School of Medicine is going tuition-free; And, riding the waves of Nazaré with Garrett.. CBS News - Published
This week on 60 Minutes, Anderson Cooper visits Nazare, Portugal, home to some of the largest waves in the world. That's where surfer Garrett McNamara rode a 78-foot swell, a world record at the time... CBS News - Published
Correspondent Anderson Cooper wanted to get a feel for the water as he and his producer profiled surfer Garrett McNamara for this week's 60 Minutes. The record-breaking waves in Nazare, Portugal aren't.. CBS News - Published