Rob Machado is considered one the best surfers in the world both by his peers and by the surfing community despite a world title. Like many great soulful surfers, Machado’s success comes from his passion for surfing and the surfing lifestyle. Machado’s surfing career is colored with 12 World Championship Tour wins, Pipeline Masters title and starring roles in surf movies.
Machado’s commitment is what makes him stand out. The family man is actively involved in his community through music programs and local surf contests. The Rob Machado Foundation hosts some of Southern California’s largest beach events: Rob Machado Beach Classic and Cardiff Beach Fair and Rob Machado’s Par 3 Experience. He is actively involved in the Life Rolls On, the Hurley Rip My Shreadstick and the Second Annual Kelly Slater Invitational.
Each year Machado proves that greatness comes from within, no matter the titles gained.