Posted by: bluesyemre | July 27, 2019

Records for biggest wave ever surfed

Sebastian Steudtner (Nuremberg, Germany) tows in well outside and streaks past the amassed onlookers on the iconic lighthouse fort at Praia de Norte, Nazaré, Portugal on January 18, 2018. Video by Javier Goya/Ura Films. An entry in the Ride of the Year Award category of the 2018 WSL Big Wave Awards.

Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa broke the world record for the highest wave ever surfed, during a session in Nazare, Portugal, according to the World Surf League. The 38-year-old Sao Paolo native set the new record riding an 80-foot (24,38m) wave in November.

Watch the nominees for Ride of the Year, Men’s XXL Biggest Wave, Women’s XXL Biggest Wave, Women’s Biggest Paddle, Men’s Biggest Paddle, Wipeout of the Year. The winners of the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Awards will be announced on May 2, in Redondo Beach, California.

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