Koa Rothman slips on the takeoff and gets clobbered by the Bay.
Friday, June 24, 2016
Updated: Friday, June 24, 2016
In the first heat of the 2016 BWT season, the 2015 World Champion picks up where he left off.
Koa Rothman (Sunset Beach, Hawaii, USA) turns a late drop mistake into an epic bodysurfing maneuver during the Pe'ahi Challenge.
The Hawaiian big-wave surfer skipped down the face of a wave during Round 1 at the Pe'ahi Challenge.
Check out the wave-by-wave breakdown of the first Semifinal matchup.