German surfer Sebastian Studtner has won the most important title in the sport of big surfing.
The 36-year-old was honored last night for surfing giant waves in Nazaré, Portugal.
Steudtner wins the “Oscar of Surfing” for the third time. Steudtner, who lives in Portugal, already took home an award for the biggest wave in 2010 and 2015.
“The Big Wave award is the greatest honor in my sport and could equal the title of world champion. Accordingly, I am very happy with this award and I am proud to have won it for the third time in my career,” he said. Steudtner German news agency.
in Steudtners sports Surfing waves, some of which are over 20 meters high. You will be pulled into the waves by a jet ski. Steudtner’s wave height is still evaluated on October 29, 2020 using photos and video recordings.
“When you know such a wall of water is behind you, you honestly don’t think much,” said Studtner. “But I can remember very well that I’ve never been so fast on a surfboard and the wave broke in front of me, which looks dimensionally great.”
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