It’s not a matter of if you will wipeout but rather when and how bad. So, how do you survive?
No matter when or how you fall, get as far away from your board as possible. There are more injuries from fin and lip lacerations than from reef rash.
Try to land feet first. This helps you penetrate the water and avoid being sucked over the falls. If you do go over the falls, cover your head with your arms. The reef at Pipe isn’t sharp, but it sure is hard.
If you have a choice, try to avoid being caught under the falling lip. This means that pulling into even the nastiest tube can be safer that straightening out and being crushed by the lip over the shallows…