Rob Machado is a modern day renaissance waterman. In his early days he traveled the world as a competitive WCT surfer and was continually in the top of his class among his peers. Once established Rob sought to part ways with the tour and sought out a more self-enriching path of surfing. Today Rob continues to travel and explore and he’s added a level of philanthropy to his passion devoting much of his time to the Rob Machado Foundation. The foundation’s primarily focuses is giving back to the environment, educating kids on environmental issues, and raising awareness for these causes around Southern California.