NAZARE, PORTUGAL - NOVEMBER 08: British big wave surfer Andrew Cotton drops a wave during a surf session at Praia do Norte on November 8, 2017 in Nazare, Portugal. Cotton suffered a broken back after the wave knocked him off his board. (Photo by Octavio Passos/Getty Images)

Big Wave Surfer Breaks His Back In Harrowing Wipeout On Video

Legendary big wave surfer Andrew Cotton broke his back in a horrifying tumble from a 50-foot wave off Portugal. The 36-year-old British athlete was pounded by the surf Wednesday as he careened down th...