If Great White sharks patrolling underneath and sharp-edged rocks below weren’t enough to scare the living daylight out of you, let’s tack on some massive waves.

Those who are experienced surfers would like to think they could tackle something as big as the annual Mavericks Invitational at Half Moon Bay in California. But after watching this wipeout video, how many would choose to sit and watch rather than risk imminent death?

 

After watching those wipeouts, it should come as no surprise that water safety is a high priority, in which these guys spend months prepping for.

Take a look at how they make sure everyone that participates is as safe as possible.