Now, after an 18-month delay, partly due to covid and systematic problems, his "ride" has been recognized as a world record by both the World Surf League (WSL) and Guinness.

- It is a fantastic feeling to finally hold the world record in my hands, says Sebastian Steudtner.

See when the two-time winner of the Big Wave Award broke the world record in Portugal on October 29, 2020.

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