I don't bodyboard anymore, but I will tell you all there are a couple spots within a short drive from my house that are killer bodyboarding waves. One is great depending on tide, wind and swell direction--when it's large, confused, windy and not worth paddling out anywhere else this spot produces screaming 100 yard barrels that are impossible to make on a surfboard. It's fickle and only breaks a hand full of times a year. As for the other one, it's surfable too but more of a slab. I'm not going to say anything more about it because it's a secret on a developed beach that does not see much surfing pressure and I want to keep it that way. I'm sure some folks who know the area really well know the first break I mentioned.
I bodyboarded for 25 years. One day I tried my dads longboard and never went back to spongin. Now I ride a 5'10 shortboard most days. I thought bodyboarding was super fun, till I stood up on a wave. No comparison for me.
Yup, I will drop in on you. Hahahahaha bigger and deeper is easy when you are just laying down. No sh*t, thats pretty obvious.
Bigger and deeper at Pipe, Chopes, Puerto...most all of the biggest deepest waves on the planet...done by BOTH bodyboarders and standup surfers, and i doubt its ever easy. So apparently if you are the guy out on the shoulder dropping in, thats mostly about YOU choosing the soft part of the wave.