This time on the Sunshine Coast, Sia Soliola's only going into the surf up to his knees.
Especially after he caught up with the Alexandra Headland surf life saver who saved his life the last time he was there with the Canberra Raiders in 2018.
Lucky for the Green Machine Owen Pallister did too, because not only has Soliola said he wants to play on in 2021, but he wants to do it for the Raiders.
Two years ago, the Raiders headed to the Sunshine Coast for a week-long camp that culminated with a pre-season trial against Canterbury.
That's when Soliola got in trouble in the surf and Pallister had to rescue the Canberra prop.
With the Green Machine back on the Sunshine Coast - thanks to an impromptu pre-season camp to escape Canberra's smoke-filled air - the pair reunited on Friday.
"I caught up with Owen. It was good to see him again, reflect on what happened and connect with him, say thanks again," Soliola said.
"We all had a laugh, a few jokes were flying around. [Coach Ricky Stuart] was all over it saying this could've potentially been a memorial rather than a celebration."
Soliola's going into his 16th season of first grade since making his debut for the Sydney Roosters in 2005.
He's played 200 NRL games and another 107 in the English Super League.
More importantly, Soliola has only missed one game over the past two seasons - when he was rested for their final-round clash against the New Zealand Warriors last season.
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It has the big-hearted prop, who's off contract at the end of the year, eager to go around again in 2021.
His name's been linked with an England expansion team in New York.
But there's only one team he wants to play for.
"My mind is all set on this year, but I'd definitely like to go again and I'd definitely like to be here at the Raiders," Soliola said.
"That's where my head's at. The body feels good, touch wood.
"I've had the last couple of years where I was able to string a whole heap of games - I probably only missed one or two in the last couple of years.
"If I can do that again I'd definitely like to go one more. And I'd definitely like to play in the green jersey as well."
Soliola said their Sunshine Coast camp was a "double-edged sword" - they needed to get quality and quantity from their training.
It's the first time all their internationals have joined the squad, including new halfback George Williams.
They need to go through all their plays, all their structures and get as many kilometres into their legs as possible.
Soliola said Williams was going to get swamped with information, but they had the blueprint with how they got Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad up to speed last year.
The fullback was a revelation in the Raiders No.1 jersey having only arrived in Canberra five weeks before the start of the 2019 season.
"It will be quite similar to Charnze's induction to the team, in terms of the amount of information he'll get hammered with," Soliola said.
"A lot of it more has to do with communication and translating our plays because they're more or less the same plays ... you just have to change the calls around."