Whilst we at WL might not know a huge amount about surfing other than saying you snowboard with a surf style is 'cool' these days, we do when a surf slam is gnarly. Like this.

Pro Aussie surfer Taj Barrow got munched when he took on this 25 foot barrel with his friend Mark Mathews. After getting pulled under for a lung aching 45 seconds their jet ski back up was able to come to his rescue and pull him to safety.

You can read the full story here.