Surfing a Rogue Wave


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Visser parachuting into the open ocean, Photo by Dallas Olsen

Surfer Mark Visser is upping the ante again. After tricking out a board and wetsuit with LEDs to surf Jaws at night, he's now parachuting into the open ocean from a plane with his jet ski and board so he can surf a rogue wave. You can get a pretty good idea for what he has planned in the teaser to Operation Deep Blue, embedded below.

“For so long we've all been just doing the same thing, waiting for swells to hit the same place, and I just kept asking the question, What else is there? What else is out there?” says Visser. “And that's what I want to see. And it's the most exciting thing because it's the unknown.”

–Joe Spring

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