*Rolls for resistance. Fails.*
If you're talking about what most people call a wave (whitecaps, big curling top crashing down), you're right Inkidu. To get those out on the ocean, you're either dealing with a storm or a rogue wave, since it's the progress into shallow water that forms that kind of dynamic.
As for the Miss America vid - those are funny in the way that TSG's 'World's Dumbest' and 'Get the Picture (Here's Your Sign)' are funny (and despite being 63% Polish, I'll throw those jokes in, too).
'You got your shark bite suit on? Looks goooood. Now I want you - to jump into this here pool of sharks - and lemme know if it hurts when they bite you.'
When someone is that blissfully ignorant, it makes flooding the laundry room by using too much powder seem a bit less stupid.