How many rock offs have you hesitated and been completely cleaned up and rag dolled across the rocks? I can’t even count on both hands. Sometimes, it doesn’t matter the skill level of your surfing, that split second of hesitation can happen to anyone and there goes your fins, your whole back of skin and your dignity.
This clip will bring back that anxious ‘Oh shit, i’m in trouble here’ feeling, the guy has big balls not to cowardly scramble back to higher ground.
Footage courtesy of Rip Curl