Windsurfers battle 'insane' 81-mph gusts during 'weather bomb' Red Bull Storm Chase

By Mike Moffitt

For three years, eight of the best windsurfers in the world waited for a storm fierce enough to test their mettle. It finally happened this week on a gale-blasted beach of the North Atlantic in County Donegal, Ireland. Storm Gareth, which forecasters described as a 1,000-mile wide “weather bomb,” slammed into the northwest Irish cost, triggering the Red Bull Storm Chase — sort of the Mavericks of windsurfing.


Source: SF Gate Sports

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