Nazaré: he breaks the world record by surfing a wave 26 meters high

In Nazaré, Portugal, a German surfer broke the world record for the biggest wave ever surfed. He achieved a feat by surfing a wave of 26 meters, the height of a building.

Sebastian Steudtner is a 37-year-old German surfer who has achieved a real sporting achievement. In Nazaré, Portugal, he managed to ride a breaking wave of 86 feet, or 26.2 meters, which is the height of a building.

This feat took place at the famous Praia do Norte spot, where the Nazaré Canyon is located, a fault at the bottom of the sea 170 km long and 5 km deep, which causes giant waves .

Between autumn and winter, the period when a large swell forms, gigantic waves rise, to the delight of surfers and tourists.

Sebastian Steudtner managed to tame this 26-meter wave on October 29, 2020. Two years later, his achievement was officially recognized by the World Surf League, and the sportsman broke the world record for the biggest wave ever surfed . His success was certified by Guinness Records, and a ceremony was organized on Tuesday, May 25 for the surfer to obtain his certificate.

The old world record for the biggest wave ever surfed was held by Rodrigo Koxa, a Brazilian surfer, who managed to tame a wave of 24.4 meters in 2017. Something to make all surfing enthusiasts dream.

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