Biggest ocean wave surfed in a kayak: Tao Berman sets world record (Video)
Nellscott Reef, OR, USA--Tao Berman, an extreme kayaker, surfed a 40-foot wave at the Nellscott Reef off the Oregon coast
, setting the world record for the Biggest ocean wave surfed in a kayak, according to World Record Academy: http://www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
The Guinness world record for the largest wave successfully surfed had a face estimated at 23.4 m (77 ft) in height. It was ridden by Mike Parsons (USA) at Cortes Bank, an underwater mountain range situated 160 km (100 miles) off the coast of southern California, USA.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the record for the most surfers riding a single surfboard, set by 47 people who simultaneously rode a scaled up surfboard measuring 12 m (39 ft 4 in) in length at Snapper Rocks, Queensland, Australia.
The footage (see video below) shows Berman, the man who, according to Wide World Magazine, has been called the "Michael Jordan of extreme kayaking," being towed out into the ocean in a specialized boat by a jet ski.