The Billabong Pro is going down in Tahiti right now, and the waves are going off! The riders are catching Teahupo’o, notoriously one of the most dangerous waves in the world.
Surfing? Dangerous? You just fall in a bit of water if you bail, right? Wrong! There’s reef, boards, debris and all kinds of bad stuff in the water, just waiting to fuck you up.
In honour of this high risk, high reward comp, we’ve searched for the gnarliest surf injuries around.