From board design to health and longevity, surfing icon Rob Machado shares his thoughts on the eternal surfing life at Hurley HQ for a special Hurley Surf Club event.

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00:001:23 Introduction and Rob Machado story from host and Hurley Surf Club Coordinator, Patrick Lape.

02:2515:00 Rob delves into surf filmmaking, and working with storied surf filmmaker, Taylor Steele.

15:15 -Trailer of Taylor Steele’s new film, Proximity, featuring Rob Machado.

20:3024:59 Rob speaks to his history with surfboards and his shaping relationship with Channel Islands founder, Al Merrick.

25:5030:00 Rob goes into detail around his current quiver and how he cares for his personal surfboards.

30:0134:30 Rob briefly dives into his relationship with yoga, fitness and health.

34:3037:00 – Rob gets into the Hurley Surf Club and the benefits of taking part.

37:0045:00 Rob elaborates on the efforts of the Rob Machado Foundation around providing clean drinking water and reducing single-use plastics.

45:3647:36 Rob tells the story of a recent Baja trip with Taylor Knox.


47:49 – “How was Sterling Spencer on the Gold Movie?”

48:37 – “How hard is it to travel and do what you love while balancing family life?”

50:59 – “Is there one trip that stands out in your mind. If so, why?”

56:30 – “Who were the iconic surfers that you looked up to?”

1:00 – “What do you think about de-salination and the coastal environment?”

1:02 – “What’s your all-time favorite wave?”

1:04 – A lucky Hurley Surf Club member receives a Rob Machado surfboard.

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