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Big Wave Surfer Greg Long on his Near-Death Experience: Sitdowns

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Subscribe to VICE Sports here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-Sports Greg Long is one of the best big wave surfers in the world, but two years ago, he suffered a "non-fatal drowning" while surfing the infamous Cortes Bank. The archival footage of Long's rescue team bringing him back to life is harrowing enough on its own, but beating death wasn't Long's last battle. With two years of recovery and personal struggles behind him, Long reflects on his near-death experience and getting back in the ocean to mount an inspiring comeback. Check out our interview with Kelly Slater: http://bit.ly/10knOmL Watch "Surfing Peru with Balaram Stack" - http://bit.ly/1rAPpcp Check out the VICE Sports beta for more: http://www.vicesports.com Follow VICE Sports here: Facebook: https://facebook.com/VICESports Twitter: https://twitter.com/VICESports Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicesports