Makuakai Rothman (HAW), 2014/2015 Big Wave Champ, joined the Dawn Patrol show to recount his scary wipeout at Teahupo'o two years ago. Plus, he describes what surfing cold, massive waves was like at the Billabong Pico Alto and his big day when he won both that contest and became Big Wave Champ.
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