Pedro Scooby had an accident when he was knocked down by a giant wave on Wednesday (13), in Nazaré, Portugal. The surfer went underwater for almost a minute before being rescued by German Sebastian Steudtner and taken to the sand, where he vomited and received oxygen.
In an interview with 'Vogue', the athlete spoke openly about the situation and said he was not afraid of death. "I think if it has to be my time, it will be. But it is very good to get close to her and know that she has not died. It has happened and I think I will give even more value to life. , but I think not as much as today ".
Asked what went through his mind while underwater, Pedro pointed out: "Funny, the other time I was underwater a long time, when I had a very serious problem in California too, I thought of many things, the my family and everything else. Not today. This time I just thought, 'Gee, I'm so deep. I can't get out of here. I'm very, very deep.' And then when the second wave passed, I couldn't get up. , I thought 'our' … ".
About his return to the sea he said: "I have some pain in my arms, back. I have a lot of lung pain too. But as soon as I get well, I'm going back to the water."