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Windsurfers tame 131 kph winds and 8 metre high waves

Updated : 2019-03-20 10:52:24

Eight world-class windsurfers travelled to Magheroarty Beach in County Donegal to take on the full force of a massive North Atlantic storm. The riders, who had waited over three years for a storm sufficient enough to compete in, were judged on jumps, wave riding and execution of tricks.

Australian windsurfer Jaeger Stone has won Red Bull Storm Chase after 131kph wind gusts and eight-metre waves battered the Irish Coast.  In this picture, he is seen performing at Red Bull Storm Chase windsurfing competition in Magheroarty, Ireland on March 12, 2019. ( Sebastian Marko / Red Bull Content Pool)
Australian windsurfer Jaeger Stone has won Red Bull Storm Chase after 131kph wind gusts and eight-metre waves battered the Irish Coast.  In this picture, he is seen performing at Red Bull Storm Chase windsurfing competition in Magheroarty, Ireland on March 12, 2019. ( Sebastian Marko / Red Bull Content Pool)
 Eight world-class windsurfers travelled to Magheroarty Beach in County Donegal to take on the full force of a massive North Atlantic storm. (Joerg Mitter / Red Bull Content Pool)
 Eight world-class windsurfers travelled to Magheroarty Beach in County Donegal to take on the full force of a massive North Atlantic storm. (Joerg Mitter / Red Bull Content Pool)
The riders, who had waited over three years for a storm sufficient enough to compete in, were judged on jumps, wave riding and execution of tricks. (John Carter / Red Bull Content Pool)
The riders, who had waited over three years for a storm sufficient enough to compete in, were judged on jumps, wave riding and execution of tricks. (John Carter / Red Bull Content Pool)
 Ricardo Campello of Venezuela is seen at Red Bull Storm Chase windsurfing competition in Magheroarty. (Joerg Mitter / Red Bull Content Pool)
 Ricardo Campello of Venezuela is seen at Red Bull Storm Chase windsurfing competition in Magheroarty. (Joerg Mitter / Red Bull Content Pool)
Ricardo Campello of Venezuela performs at Red Bull Storm Chase windsurfing competition. (Sebastian Marko / Red Bull Content Pool)
Ricardo Campello of Venezuela performs at Red Bull Storm Chase windsurfing competition. (Sebastian Marko / Red Bull Content Pool)
Robby Swift of Great Britain is seen at Red Bull Storm Chase windsurfing competition.  (Joerg Mitter / Red Bull Content Pool)
Robby Swift of Great Britain is seen at Red Bull Storm Chase windsurfing competition.  (Joerg Mitter / Red Bull Content Pool)
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