We’ve just found images of the largest wave to be recorded off the Irish coast. A major Atlantic swell produced a wave of 20.4m during a week of stormy weather and rough seas at Mullaghmore Head. An M4 weather buoy recorded this record-breaking size last Tuesday.
But while this would be bad news for most of the country, Jayce Robinson, a professional surfer and former top Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) European junior took to the waters to ride the biggest waves Ireland has seen.
Robinson was in Ireland training for the second annual Billabong and Monster Tow-in season, but turned out to be making history off of Ireland’s coast. But the record-breaking stormy conditions meant that Robinson was came away with a dislocated knee:
But like the Men of Action our brand celebrates, this injury isn’t going to put him off and he’s already thinking about future trips to Ireland to experience these one-of-a-kind waves.