Surfing World Record Set Last Weekend

    Last weekend surfers in Southern California set a new record! The record was for the most people riding a board at once, and it was set at 66 people. That must have been one big surf board!

    In fact, it was a custom built 42-foot board. The 1,300-pound board may just win a world record of it’s own for being the largest board in history, although that will not be decided for a few days.

    Surf champions and local heros were among the 66 people riding this monstrous board in Huntington Beach.

    The Orange County Register reports the 66 surfers rode a wave for 12 seconds. They broke the previous record set in Queensland, Australia, about a decade ago when 47 surfers rode a wave for 10 seconds.

    About 5,000 spectators crowded the sand and the Huntington Beach pier to watch the attempt

     

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