If Wednesday afternoon is hitting you as hard as it’s hitting us right now, you could probably use a little photo vacation from your desk. Enter a few incredible surfing photographers and some truly sick surfers…

The 21 surfing photos below are some of the narliest, craziest, sickest, most intense we could find on 500px. From people getting serious air, to intense action shots captured INSIDE the pipe, to more artsy abstract interpretations—it’s all here for you to enjoy.

So escape the desk for a second, take a vicarious trip to the beach, and let these 21 photos help you conquer the mid-week hump: