In the latest video from Hurley Youth we see Tahiti’s 17-year-old Matahi Drollet ride some of the worlds biggest waves. The opening interview sets the tone for Drollet’s adrenalin rush approach for taking on these massive walls of water that allow absolutely no room for error. Mentioning that his favorite surf spot is the infamous Teahupo’o, which produces the world’s so-called heaviest waves and sits atop a deadly reef break. Once approaching the wave Drollet explains there is no turning back as you stare down at the jagged depths below.

Check out the awe-inspiring video above, and then check out Jamie O’Brien surf Teahupo’o while set on fire.

Words by Jane Fayle
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