The last few days have seen professional surfers flock to the coastlines of Cornwall, France and Ireland in their droves.
The reason? Waves have appeared up to 18m high on the Atlantic coastlines of the three destinations with surfers able to test their courage and ability in truly remarkable conditions.
The extreme waves have been caused by a low pressure system dubbed "the black swell" and that has attracted famous big-wave riders and top pro surfers.
Big wave specialist Grant "Twiggy" Baker of South Africa has been joined by Portuguese, French and American surfers at the Belharra break off theRead More »from Pro surfers flock for enormous ‘black swell’ waves in Cornwall