A Brazilian surfer broke her own Guinness World Records title by riding an epic wave

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NAZARE, PORTUGAL – FEBRUARY 11: Maya Gabiera of Brazill surfing for Team World during Heat 5 of the 2020 Nazare Challenge on February 11, 2020 in Nazare, Portugal. (Photo by Laurent Masurel/WSL via Getty Images)(Photo by Laurent Masurel/WSL via Getty Images)

Brazilian surfer Maya Gabeira has broken her own world record for the largest wave surfed by a woman.

The 33-year-old rode a 73.5-foot wave in Praia do Norte, Portugal, on February 11, beating her previous record by 5.5 feet. She made history in 2018 after surfing a 68-foot-high wave in the same waters.

“I never thought this could happen, still feels surreal,” Gabeira said in an Instagram post capturing her achievement. “To have a woman in this position in a male dominated sport is a dream come true!”

Since measuring the size of waves is difficult, teams

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Walker: For East Bank All-Stars, Little League World Series title still feels like yesterday | Sports

Elwanda Tulloch

The calendar says it’s been a year.

The memories say otherwise.

“It feels like it was just yesterday,” said Reece Roussel. “I think about it almost every day, mainly at night. I still think how did we do that? No way.”

But, yes, they did it.

It’s been 366 days since then 12-year-old shortstop Stan Wiltz caught that line drive August 25, snatching the ball and a bit of history all at the same time.

Wiltz’s catch was the final out, putting the exclamation point on the magical run of the east bank team from River Ridge, which became the first team from Louisiana to win the Little League World Series with the 8-0 victory over Curacao.

“I still think about the process and all the practices we went through to get to that point,” Wiltz said. “It’s hard to believe that we ever did something like that. It’s so

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