The Profile Dossier: Garrett McNamara, the surfer chasing a 100-foot wave
“Fear builds character.”
Garrett McNamara doesn’t surf waves. He surfs sea monsters.
The professional big wave surfer is an 8-time Guinness World Record holder for the largest wave ever surfed, a 78-foot wall of water.
“I didn't realize it was that big of a wave until it came down from above and just boom right on my shoulders and it almost squashed me,” he says. “I almost collap…