Is This The Best Wave Ever Ridden?

I bless the rains down in Africa.

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It’s not often you get to ask a question like the one above. And if you can ask that kind of question, the answer to it immediately becomes unimportant. The fact you can put it in the conversation is enough. This. Is. Unbelievable.

Hawaiian goofy-footer Koa Smith recently scored the longest hollow left in the world – Skeleton Bay, Namibia, Africa – and threaded an unbelievable eight barrels. The footage above would be mesmerising enough alone if it didn’t have a surfer, but with Koa Smith weaving through it… *Italian chef kiss*… beautiful.

And that’s not all. Koa Smith captured it from his point of view, also.

I don’t even know what to say anymore. If you need me this weekend I’ll be playing these two videos on a loop with Toto’s “Africa” blasting at full volume.

Mike Jennings