The ordinary life of father and surfer Shane Dorian makes a dramatic shift every time a large swell shows up on the map. Dorian leads a double life as a professional big wave surfer and family man. He experiences both the excitement of braving massive waves like Jaws, as well as the life threatening dangers that result from terrifying wipeouts. Watch the video below to hear more about Shane’s commitment to big wave surfing and the consequences that come with it.
“Hawaii’s Watermen” on World of X Games also featured Mark Healey swimming with sharks, Paige Alms taking on Jaws and a special profile of the ultimate Hawaiian waterman, the ambassador of Aloha, Duke Kahanamoku.