When surfing at a big break, the challenges start long before dropping in on a wave. Just getting out into the lineup can be a struggle, with breaking waves posing a daunting obstacle to any surfer paddling out under their own power.
There are two main strategies for getting around breaking waves: Duck diving and bailing board. Not sure what either of those things are? Unsure when to duck and when to bail? Want to improve your technique? Never fear, dear reader, because Nathan Florence is here to give you a crash course.