It was a blistering summer day in July of 2016, my friend, Elizabeth, and I arrived in Ocean City, Maryland, for a three day vacation at my family condo. This was a girls week with no parents. I have seen many people diving into the big waves, but I have never tried that myself. My parents would never allow me to try it. So, with a week of no parents I made it my goal, and I was going to make it happen. I was scared but egar to dive into ocean waves. Elizabeth was already experienced with diving, so she was going to teach me.
It was about sunrise on Monday morning, i can hear beach waves crashing from the condo porch, seagulls chirping, and i was ready for my big day to start. We ate breakfast before packing up for the beach. We made sandwhichs, packed our drinks into our bright blue cooler, grabbed our sunscreen, beach chairs, umbrellas, and we were on our way. When we arrived on the beach, we were welcomed by scolding hot sand, sharp sea-shells, and a swarm of seagulls. We set down our towels, chairs, and big red umbrella before making our way down to the water.
As I stepped into the chilly, murky colored ocean water, my heart started beating rapidly. My friend Elizabeth, held my hand as we walked farther into the water. We created a plan to dive into the next big wave. That wave was already forming and heading towards us, fast. Several people got into a line beside us to dive. Everthing was happening so fast, I was unprepared. While Elizabeth, tightened her grip on my…