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Rob Machado

Cardiff By The Sea, California
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Channel Islands

Rob Machado has become one of the most famous style-masters of all time. The Zen-like Machado began competing at a young age, and has been a crowd favorite ever since. Runner-up to friendly rival Kelly Slater in 1995, Machado has 12 career WCT victories and is consistently ranked in Surfer Poll as one of the top ten most popular surfers in the world. Machado is a musician and an activist, who is recognized for his initiative efforts in recycling, gardening, and healthy lunch programs through The Rob Machado Foundation.

SPONSORS: Reef, Nixon, Dakine, Sambazon, Channel Islands, Dragon, Hurley

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