When your craft of choice is a skimboard, paddling into giant bugger-owwff waves becomes somewhat problematic. The assistance of a jet ski is one method Brad Domke has previously put to good use at Puerto Escondido, but it was only a matter of time before he took a leaf out of his mate Jamie O'Brien's book and plumped for the board transfer approach. "Or you could just get a real surfboard?" would perhaps be a not unreasonable alternative, but on the evidence so far Brad Domke doesn't seem to be a particularly reasonable person.