People stand on a rock ledge as huge swells hit the headland at Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia, Sunday, July 3, 2022.InternationalIndiaAfricaIn terms of surfing, Australia is endless: 30,000 km of coastline with enough waves for everyone.On Friday, Australian former pro-surfer Blake Johnston broke the world record for the longest surfing session. Blake took to the water at Cronulla beach in south Sydney at 1 am on Thursday and surfed for more than 30 hours straight. He planned to surf through until Friday evening to hit the 40-hour mark.He has already conquered 525 waves.
"I've surfed my whole life but never in this realm. Yeah, it's been a mental and physical challenge, to say the least," Johnston said, as quoted by local media.