Wipeouts are interesting: They can be funny – really funny…until they aren’t. Watching your buddy get mummy tossed into the flats is usually hilarious, but once the waves reach a certain size—a certain level of consequence—laughter is replaced by guttural noises. By empathy. By concern.
So while you might find humor in some of the situations below, remember that’s a fellow human taking the beating of a lifetime. Have a heart.