- Valentyn Sypavin
- 6370 metre(s)
- Chile (Andes)
The highest altitude kayaking is 6,370 m (20,898.91 ft) and was achieved by Valentyn Sypavin (Ukraine) in Atacama, Chile, on 4 January 2020.
Valentyn is a professional mountaineer and a mountain guide, and has scaled the highest peaks on 4 continents up to now, having made three climbs to Everest. He wants to devote this record to all alpinists to prove that if there is a strong will, a human can push the limits of what sometimes seems physically impossible.