When you see these paddlers heading out in a Standup World Series event, or perhaps the Pacific Paddle Games, you don’t get a true perspective on the talent and grit these athletes possess. Our friends at Pure Digital Maui (subscribe to them on YouTube) send us this edit from January 15th at Jaws.

At the 1:09 mark, Kai Lenny drops into a bomb and gets taken out by… I don’t know how to describe it… a massive hole? A wrinkle? A monster boil? It’s hard to fathom the scale, but stop the video and do the math. Kai is crouched down, but how many Kais can you stack on top of each other?