WATCH: Brazilian Surfer Breaks World Record Surfing 80-Foot Wave

"I got a present from God," the gutsy surfer said at a World Surf League ceremony.

He rode the giant monster 80-footer off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal, in November. His record-breaking feat only became official Saturday, when it was recognized with the Quiksilver XXL Biggest Wave Award at a World Surf League ceremony in Los Angeles.

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