“Ahoy bru..that wave was heeeeeeaavy hey…. i saw my nought and next thing you check i’m like in the washing machine with the waves keeping me under. Thought i was gonna peg one time. Hectic.”
Well why didn’t you invent this then. So simple. It’s essentially an inflatable bladder built into your wetsuit that deploys when you pull a ripcord taking you to the surface.
Many surfers have drowned in big wave breaks where being kept under is a real danger so its suprising that this device has taken so long to be invented. The Self-Inflating Big Wave Survival Wetsuit is designed by Billabong and Shane Dorian and is being hailed as life saver in the world of big wave surfing.
HERE‘s the press release.