Terrifying moment at Sydney's Tamarama beach as a surfer is pummelled by huge ... trends now
Terrifying footage has emerged of a surfer being pummelled by huge waves during wild weather conditions at a popular beach before one of the stars of Bondi Rescue came to his aid.
The surfer was seen in the water at Tamarama Beach in Sydney's east battling wild surf near the rocks in video posted this week to social media by Bill Morris.
The footage shows the force of the water pushing the man to the edge of two massive vertical rocks known as 'The Twins'.
In the footage posted to Instagram the man is seen struggling to stay above the water and swim away from danger
The footage then cuts to the man being pounded by large waves as he struggles to stay above the water and swim away from danger.
Moments earlier Bondi Rescue lifeguard Luke Faddy, who saw the man battling in the white water, is seen calling out to another bystander to check on the surfer's condition.
He bravely dives into the water and begins to swim toward the surfer with nothing but his flippers and a rescue tube slung over his shoulder.
The person filming is heard telling Mr Faddy 'he's alright' as the lifeguard continues to swim toward the