A monster wave off Portugal has produced a world record for a Brazilian surfer.

The World Surf League has credited Rodrigo Koxa with riding an 24.38-metre wave at Nazare in Portugal in November last year.

That overtook the previous record of 23.77 metres set by American Garrett McNamara in 2011.

The record was announced at the group's Big Wave Awards in Santa Monica, California, where Mr Koxa won the trophy for surfing the biggest wave of 2017.

He described the record as "a dream come true".

Nazare is on Portugal's Atlantic coast between Lisbon and Porto.

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