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Caught on camera: Woman swept off cliff by gigantic rogue wave

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Brian Smith, an American student in Ireland, was visiting the coast when he shot some amazing video of a woman swept off a cliff by a huge wave while she was filming video at land’s edge.

Here’s the video what happened, including an interview with Smith.

Here’s the raw video of the incident.

Here’s what the wave victim Apu Gupta, 21, of London, told the Irish Times: “I tried to run, but it pushed me straight down. It was like being in a waterfall and that probably cushioned the fall. I was so scared because I thought the wave was going to come again.”

Read the 21-year-old woman’s account of how she was saved here.