This time of year, France gets a little extra juice in its step. Especially in the sud ouest of l'hexagone. The thing with this wave-rich locale is; you gotta be on it early, winds in the arvo can somewhat scupper plans, though still highly surfable. And those sandbanks seem to be doing a remarkable job of holding up big ol' runs of swell. Here's a few minutes from earlier in the month courtesy of RIPITUP. Enjoy.