Burle, Carlos

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Burle, Carlos Gender: M
Carlos Alberto Burle Filho
born on 9 November 1967 at 07:45 (= 07:45 AM )
Place Recife (Pernambuco), Brazil, 8s0314, 34w5252
Timezone BZDT h2w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 16°18' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 20°36 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 13°58'

Carlos Burle
photo: K38 Rescue, license cc-by-sa-2.0


Brazilian giant wave surfer who holds the Guinness world record for surfing the biggest wave on the planet. In October 2013 he rode a wave with an estimated height of 30 m (100 ft) at Nazaré, Portugal. In November 2001, in Mavericks, California, Burle surfed the highest wave officially recorded, at 22.6 m (68 ft).

One of the few surfers in the world to have caught big waves on the six continents of planet Earth, Burle is an icon of the sport. He and his wife Ligia live in Hawaii with their two sons Iasmin and Reno Koi.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Portuguese)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth entry from civil registry.


  • Traits : Body : Size (Height: 5 ft 7 in/ 1.71 m)
  • Traits : Body : Weight (149 lbs/ 68 kg)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two sons)
  • Vocation : Sports : Water sports (Big wave surfer)
  • Notable : Awards : Guinness Book of Records