If you know how to skimboard, you know that it usually looks like this:
But, most of the time, it actually looks like this:
Very rarely, however, does skimboarding look as epic as Brad Domke makes it out to be.
During a big wave swell that hit Puerto Escondido in Mexico, Domke, a professional skimboarder (yes, it's an actual thing) took that thin piece of wood* and did what no man has probably ever done before: he skimboarded what is being called by surf industry folk, "the biggest wave ever ridden on a skimboard."
It's a huge step up from those ankle slappers you're used to seeing at the shorebreak and it most definitely isn't an easy feat. "I remember it felt like the most muscles I've ever used, my entire body, just for surfing," Domke told Stab Magazine.
Below, prepare to lose your mind as this brave guy takes skimboarding to next level epicness.
*His board is actually considerably fancier than the wooden boards you'd buy at the store. Don't try this at home, kids!
CORRECTION: This story was updated to show that Domke's board is not just a "thin piece of wood."