When 40,000 cfs ran over the sloped dam/weir in Rhone, France, French paddlers took the opportunity for a five-man party surf on the world class wave. Check out this epic drone footage of Mat Dumoulin, Tom Dolle, Valentin Bernard, Alex Gambin, Thomas Richard and Arthur Paulus carving around and generally tearing it up on the fast, glassy wave known as Hawaii sur Rhone. This is soul surfing at its finest.

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