Video: Britain's biggest wave - the widow maker - hits Newquay

Surfers braved Britain's biggest wave '˜The Cribbar' - also known as the WIDOW-MAKER - after it made a rare appearance and peaked at a whopping TEN METRES.

Monday, 25th January 2016, 11:04 am
Updated Monday, 25th January 2016, 11:09 am
Big wave pro Tom Butler cuts a line of white water as he surfs the Cribbar - Britain's biggest wave - as it pounds the coast at Newquay. See SWNS story SWWAVE. Surfers braved Britain's biggest wave 'The Cribbar' - also known as the WIDOW-MAKER - after it made a rare appearance and peaked at a whopping TEN METRES. Daredevils paddled out to the infamous spot and rode waves which were as high as a three storey building. The giant swell near Newquay, Cornwall, is only created under specific conditions which were present on Saturday morning. But it proved too much for some younger adrenalin-junkies - including 15-year-old Kamron Matthews, who can be seen toppling off his board.

Daredevils paddled out to the infamous spot and rode waves which were as high as a three storey building. The giant swell near Newquay, Cornwall, is only created under specific conditions which were present on Saturday morning. But it proved too much for some younger adrenalin-junkies - including 15-year-old Kamron Matthews, who can be seen toppling off his board.

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Big wave pro Tom Butler cuts a line of white water as he surfs the Cribbar - Britain's biggest wave - as it pounds the coast at Newquay. See SWNS story SWWAVE. Surfers braved Britain's biggest wave 'The Cribbar' - also known as the WIDOW-MAKER - after it made a rare appearance and peaked at a whopping TEN METRES. Daredevils paddled out to the infamous spot and rode waves which were as high as a three storey building. The giant swell near Newquay, Cornwall, is only created under specific conditions which were present on Saturday morning. But it proved too much for some younger adrenalin-junkies - including 15-year-old Kamron Matthews, who can be seen toppling off his board.
Big wave pro Tom Butler cuts a line of white water as he surfs the Cribbar - Britain's biggest wave - as it pounds the coast at Newquay. See SWNS story SWWAVE. Surfers braved Britain's biggest wave 'The Cribbar' - also known as the WIDOW-MAKER - after it made a rare appearance and peaked at a whopping TEN METRES. Daredevils paddled out to the infamous spot and rode waves which were as high as a three storey building. The giant swell near Newquay, Cornwall, is only created under specific conditions which were present on Saturday morning. But it proved too much for some younger adrenalin-junkies - including 15-year-old Kamron Matthews, who can be seen toppling off his board.