Much like a trip to Indo is a surfing rite of passage for us Australians, so too is a dash south of the border to Mexico for our US brethren.

So, last month when Californian surfer Crosby Colapinto was presented with an opportunity for a sneaky run south to meet a promising swell, he couldn’t refuse.

The swell surpassed all expectations, and before Crosby knew it he was neck-deep in some of the biggest tubes of his young life. As you’ll see in the clip above, he wasn’t gonna go home wondering what could have been.