George Karbus took this photo in Ireland and posted on his Facebook page, went viral and showcased the start of storm ‘Hercules’ fury. Beaches in Ireland, England, France, Spain, and Portugal have all been under siege by surf ranging from 30 to 60 feet.
In southwest France the conditions were close to perfect for surfers as 50- to 60-foot waves marched in. Photo: Alex Laurel/Red Bull
Shane Dorian at the top of this beast, hoping to bag another Billabong XXL “Ride of the Year” award. Photo: Alex Laurel/Red Bull
Waves slamming the coast of Portugal and you can see the actual ‘hands’ of Hercules.