Oddly enough it was at Dewey Beach about 10 years ago. Went out on a big winter day and it was closeing out on a sharp bar. Found myself held by current in the impact area for what seemed forever. Freezing, nautious and out of air. Finally able to get in. Haven't been back since.
AH so many times i have paid dues. A few years back we had a Halloween swell....yeah, swell was 8-10 ft plus at like 14 seconds....geez it was Pea Island with just me and one friend out. Place was just cloudbreaking! I got comfortable after a few roll-ins and tried to pull into a bomb...bad decision! I came so close to drowning, just started praying, just seeing bubbles and a white light. It's crazy how one wave can make you re-evaluate your life. I was blessed....we all are