It’s safe to assume that Lowe doesn’t view wipeouts in the same way as a normal surfer. His wipeouts are on so far beyond imagining for the average Joe–which is why his waves are, too.
“Chasing big surf brings out the best and the worst in me,” he explained. “Every swell, I learn so much about myself, nature, and other people. It prioritizes the important things in life, washes away the clutter, and makes me appreciate the moments that matter. Never am I more clear than around heavy waves, truly living in the present.”