Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Jayce Robinson was captured riding the largest wave recorded off Ireland's shores on Tuesday 13th Dec 2011

A surfer has been pictured riding one of the biggest recorded waves ever to hit Irish shores.

Jayce Robinson was photographed catching the major Atlantic swell at Mullaghmore Head, which produced waves of up to 67ft.

The daredevil dislocated his knee - and his board snapped in half - during his efforts on Tuesday.

But Mr Robinson, from St Ives, is no rookie to the surf. He is the former top Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) European junior - and hits the waves in international surfing competitions as much as possible.

The 22-year-old, who has been surfing since he was just seven, told Sky News Online: "It was definitely the biggest barrell I've ever surfed. Read More