Five minutes out to sea - video

Stu Nettle
Swellnet Dispatch

Tim Bonython recently spent a Sunday morning bouncing around on the back of a ski squinting into the sun while getting slowly drenched in spray. It sounds like no way to spend the day of rest, but with a camera slung over his shoulder ol' Tim wouldn't have it any other way.

Here's the fruits of his labour.

And for the morbidly curious the outcome of Nathan Bartlett's late spin - see yesterday's Wave Of The Day - can be viewed at the two minute mark.

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Neddy commented Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 at 9:13am

Russ is on another level out there. Going right to go left. So sick!

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swab commented Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 at 10:29am

why the crap logo

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maka2000 commented Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 at 10:53am

where was it?

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sunlover199 commented Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 at 1:40pm

wax up the kneeboard Tim and get out there !

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pigdogger commented Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 at 4:16pm

Is there a ghost in the machine? Watch carefully on the wave after Ryan Hipwood's, at 2.50 (no one catches it). At 2.59/3.00 look closely at the bottom of the wave, as the foam ball gathers momentum to explode out of the tunnel, you will see for a second what looks like a body boarder about to be fired out, only to disappear as if exiting through the bottom of the wave... Pause during the frames from 3.00 to 3.01 and there he is. A trick of the light I expect. Nice short Tim!

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GeorgeyG commented Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017 at 8:01pm

How was that last one. Insane!

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hahnsolo commented Saturday, 16 Sep 2017 at 3:34pm

Wow, I'm going out on a limb here and saying its some of the best footage and critical surfing I've ever seen. Those guys are on such an elevated level making those beyond critical drops on those monsters!!!!! Felt like I was there (thank Christ I wasn't!) Note: (Im not a big wave expert!!) look how much easier the guy on the big board gets in!! Really obvious. Keep em coming crew

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tonybarber commented Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 at 9:54am

Who ever it was on the last wave ... great ... timing was perfect.