Thankfully, Dosland escaped the ordeal unscathed - although his board was not so lucky - and returned to the water the next day.
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"I instantly realized that this wasn't going to end well for me," he recounted in a recent interview with Surfer magazine.
"I was free-falling for a while. It felt like I jumped off a cliff. That's when my leash stretched out all the way and flipped me over head-first. From there, I hit the face and it was just a brutal beating, like I was in a car crash."
Dosland's fall is now a very viable contender for the World Surf League's 2016 TAG Heuer Wipeout Award.
Article first appeared on the Discovery blog Dscovrd.