GromDays: Rob Machado (14 Years Old)

Welcome back to GromDays, we’re bringing you vintage footage from the Garage vault of your favourite surfers of all time, super micro sized, fresh faced and ripping.

This week, we have the king of cruise Rob Machado at age 14! it was obvious at a young age he would be one of the most influential surfers of all time, look at that style. Well before Rob’s ‘Gotcha’ days and signature afro hair-do. Simply epic.

This clip is an excerpt from Rob’s career defining feature film ‘Drifting: The Rob Machado Chronicles‘. The movie traces the life and career of Rob Machado from the grom days to his peak. Digitised from VHS for your enjoyment. A timeless classic, streaming exclusively now on Garage: