"All The locals were al telling us not to even paddle out." Marti Paradisis

When Nias roared back in July the footage that soon emerged put a dark twist on surfing’s original, palm-fringed Fantasy wave. In this, the most recent clip compiled by Owen Milne, the surfers who dared to enter the black holes of Lagundri Bay on that fateful day reflect on their experiences. Featuring more waves and different angles from a session that redefined the meaning of Nias as a wave.