It's always hard to take a beating.

But if you're in Teahupoo during a giant swell, the chances of suffering the worst wipeout of your life are dramatically high. Take a deep breath and relax. These wipeouts only take place where pro surfers dare to risk lives.

What's your favorite free fall?

Dimitri Maramenides, the founder and owner of Epic Kites, rode his kite a few hours before Hurricane Florence hit the East Coast of the United States.

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