Highest altitude kayaking
Valentyn Sypavin
6370 metre(s)
Chile (Andes)
Age Restriction: Applications for this record title will only be accepted if the applicant is 16 years of age or over.

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.