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News: British big wave surfer at global awards ceremony

added to the website on May 02, 2014

North Devon plumber & father of two Andrew Cotton will find out tonight (after 7.45pm PDT/04.00am BST) if he has set a new world record for the largest wave ever ridden, and won a 2014 Billabong XXL Big Wave Award for his achievements. Cotton aged 34 and from Braunton is in Los Angeles with his ……»


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News: Andrew Cotton flies to LA for global big wave awards

added to the website on Apr 20, 2014

Britain’s leading big wave surfer Andrew Cotton flies out to California on Richard Branson‘s Virgin Atlantic airline on April 28th for the annual Billabong XXL awards. The father-of-two from Devon could bring back a new world record for the UK, for the biggest wave ever ridden – estimated at around 80 feet at Nazare in ……»


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News: Devon surfer Andrew Cotton rides into record books

added to the website on Feb 04, 2014

It is proving to be a life-changing winter for North Devon surfer Andrew Cotton, as many people believe he has set a new world record for the biggest wave ever surfed during his latest session at Nazare in Portugal on Sunday. Cotty was already in contention for the record with a wave he rode at ……»


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News: British surfer rides potential world record wave

added to the website on Oct 31, 2013

Surfer Andrew Cotton, who performed the official opening of the Museum of British Surfing, has created history riding possibly the world’s biggest ever wave at around 80 feet at Nazare in Portugal. The North Devon man appeared on BBC2’s Newsnight last night, interviewed by Jeremy Paxman about his exploits. ‘Cotty’ was out in Nazare riding ……»