Have you ever thought about what it must feel like to drop in on a monstrous wave at Jaws in Maui? If you have then you would most likely approach it with a bit of care, or even just steer well clear of the white water altogether. So how do you think World Champion Thomas Traversa spent his first day in Jaws... Here's your answer.

If you want to see an epic gallery from a recently firing Jaws, then check this out.