Surfing is already considered an extreme sport, but these riders are taking it to a whole new level. Check out one surfer breaking the world record for riding the largest wave, and others who sought out some unusual surfing spots.
Surf’s way, way up – Surfer Garrett McNamara rode a behemoth wave that is believed to be 90 feet tall. He broke the world record for the largest wave ever ridden. He didn’t realize how big it was at the time, but he says, “by the grace of God I made it through." Watch this unbelievable swell.
River Riders – Land-locked surfers from the Northeast gather at the Snake River to ride the river-driven rapids. The advantage: you can ride for long periods of time, lay down for a break, and then get back up. But riding the rapids can be dangerous. See what can happen at three minutes into the video.
Wild goose chase – Canada geese go "surfing" on the Colorado River. This spot on the river was modified to create extra waves for kayakers, but this gaggle of geese took advantage of the opportunity!
Blizzard blast – These hardy riders aren't going to get a little blizzard get in the way of their waves. Watch these Minnesota surfers take a dip in the icy Lake Superior water.