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If every lunch break was this good I’m pretty sure we’d be a happier bunch.

Shot on a Basque big wave near Guéthary, Bruno Degert takes on the terrain on his 8’6 Eric Rougé Gun.

Guéthary is an unsung hero for a French getaway and has (clearly) formidable surf, situated a stones throw from where France crashes into Spain, this is Basque country through and through. For centuries the local population fished and whaled from the village although nowadays its popularity comes through tourism and in particular Parisians who ‘don’t do the Rivera.’

Shaper Rougé hails from up the road in Anglet but has travelled extensively giving a worldly feel to his 100% handshaped boards. His classic guns are opitimised from his experience of big wave surf across the globe from Australia to the US. Judging by this footage, he knows what he is at…

The rugged French Atlantic coastline of Guéthary

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Guethary basque country

Guethary basque country

Guethary basque country

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