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Kure Beach surfer sets Guinness World Record

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KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) -- A Kure Beach surfer says he has set a Guinness World Record this weekend.

Ben Shaw started Saturday at 6:30 in the morning to beat the longest recorded surf session at 29 hours and 5 minutes.

Shaw decided to take on the Guinness World Record to help awareness for ocean cure, non-profit that allows children with disabilities to experience the freedom of surfing.

Last year, Ben Shaw beat a North Carolina record after surfing every single day for 439 days.

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Hope he had a Guiness judge present.

Guiness takes their records very seriously and I hope he followed all the Guiness guidelines and met all the requirements or his record won't count.

Yes !!!

Nice job Ben !!!! Between this and the teen surfers at Surf City rescuing that toddler you guys have done a great job of exposing the good deeds of the surfing community !!!
A tip of the hat to you.

Vog

Shocka

That's the shocka right there brah. Super stoked for you little man. More stoked for the non profit you helped... 29 hrs.. That's the shocka.. Gnarrrly haps.

This man is insane. Never

This man is insane. Never heard of ocean cure before last night. Seems like a great organization.