Rondi Lightmark wrote:
Any guesses how this guy survives?!!
Having surfed for over 15 years before I moved up here in the mid-70's I'd answer your question by saying "it is only water, after all".
I'd bet he just curls up in a ball, holds his breath, and waits...The extreme size and power of the Waimea Bay shore break is renowned world-wide, but surfers trying to get out into the lineup have to get through it, and get through it they do.
I think it's the seventh photo down that gives a sense of the scale we're talking about (at least for that one photo): note the little figure off in the distance, and consider that it's certainly an adult.
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