For surfers, “Jaws” is more than just the name of a movie. But much like the Spielberg classic, it too has the power to make even the best surfers afraid to go back into the water.
“Jaws” is a surf break off the coast of Maui. Also known locally as “Pe’ahi”, the break regularly sets big-wave records during the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave contest held annually. Tom Dosland was surfing it this past Wednesday when the swells got particularly big, and tried to get in on this monster: