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By Ian Sager

Brazilian surfer Carlos Burle caught what could be a record-setting wave off the coast of Nazare, Portugal Monday. 

According to initial reports, the wave may be taller than the estimated 100-foot wave surfed by Garrett McNamara when he set the record in January

Burle caught his monster wave in the now-famous spot where McNamara caught his.

Miguel Barreira / Today
Miguel Barreira / Today
Brazilian surfer Carlos Burle, second right, and American surfer Garret McNamara, right, watch the video of Burle surfing.Miguel Barreira / Today

And just hours before Carlos caught his wave, he was part of a team that rescued fellow big-wave surfer Maya Gabeira, who was reportedly knocked unconscious while surfing those waves.  

Brazilian professional surfer Maya Gabeira is rescued after a giant wave knocked her unconscious in the surf zone.JOSE SENA GOULAO / Today

Gabeira is recovering in a Portuguese hospital after suffering a broken ankle. Once stable, she took to Facebook to update fans.

The wipeout isn't for the faint of heart.