Getting held under by a big wave takes extraordinary mental strength in order to survive. A combination of over 1 million pounds of water moving at approximately 60 miles per hour holding you down, thrashing your body every which way gasping for air, it’s human instinct to panic.
Therefore we dive into the minds of Australian storm surfers Ross Clarke-Jones and Tom Carroll, as they teach us their strategy on how to compartmentalize panic and peace of mind in deadly situations.
Unfortunately, Tom Carroll had the scare of his life while surfing Cow Bombie, which is a deep sea reef break off Margaret River. Check out this exclusive on his near-death wipeout as the duo fight for survival on some of the most frightening rides of their lives.