Big wave surfing is a discipline within surfing where experienced surfers paddle into or are towed onto waves which are at least 20 feet m) high, on browse boards referred to as "guns" or towboards. Sizes of the board had to effectively surf these.
I don't know what it is about this wave that has captivated me. Normally waves travel in sets of and typically, the is the largest. This one is so isolated and big that I suspect that it is a rogue wave.