You only had to look in the comments to understand the gravity of Jackson Dorian’s gravity-defying aerial.
Surfing GOAT Kelly Slater was in disbelief and offered a Michael Jordan-style shrug.
Current world champion Italo Ferreira wrote: “NOOOOO, that was insane bro.”
Fellow professional Seth Moniz declared “you are out of control” and Pipe legend Jamie O’Brien added “insane”.
The ability to land airs is becoming increasingly important in the World Surf League and if kids like 13-year-old Dorian are the future the sport is set to soar to even greater heights.
Dorian, the son of former longtime world tour competitor and big wave surfer Shane Dorian, was testing out a wave pool in Waco, Texas, when he launched skyward and rotated his board with incredible speed.