Matt Becker is seen is the water angle as he gets insanely airborne.
Pedro Calado turns a too-late drop on a near-perfect wave into a near-perfect wipeout.
Tom Dosland gets hung up above the lip and then is boosted into a space walk.
Garrett McNamara skips like a stone at the base of a massive wave at Maverick's.
Niccolo Porcella goes over the handlebars at Teahupo'o, Tahiti on July 22, 2015.
While all of the nominees were cringeworthy, Niccolo Porcella suffered the worst of the worst.
Warm up for the most daring of performances, with the least success.
Grant Twig Baker takes a heavy fall at the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau at Waimea Bay on February 25, 2016. Video by WSL Video Team.
Paige Alms suffers a rare misstep at Jaws, Maui on January 10, 2016. Video by Bruno Lemos.
Grant 'Twig Baker' leaps like Superman during the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau at Waimea Bay on February 25, 2016. Video by WSL
Kipp Caddy comes completely unglued at Shipstern Bluff on August 26, 2015. Video by Tim Bonython.
Gary Linden gets properly pitched at Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico on March 28, 2015. Video by Alejandro de la Torre. An entry in the
Matt Becker nearly sticks an epic air-drop but instead tumbles off in time to watch the lip land on his face at Maverick's.
Dave Wassel airs it out with unfortunate consequences during the WSL's Pe'ahi Challenge.
Nic Vaughan tests the aerodynamic lift capabilities of his big wave gun on a windy takeoff but crashes and burns.
Tom Dosland is depicted in a second angle of his dangle by his leash after being lofted into orbit at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii.
Nic Vaughan goes hard into the offshore winds and takes flight in spectacular fashion on February 4, 2016. Video by Dan Norkunas.
Landon McNamara has a go at bodysurfing at Jaws on January 27, 2016. Video by Carlos Carbajal/Maui Media Cartel.
Tom Dosland performs his legendary human yo-yo trick at Jaws on January 27, 2016. Video by Giora Koren.
Tyler Larronde gets instantly vaporized at Jaws on January 27, 2016. Video by Aldo Tassara.