Rob Machado Quotes.
I’ve been very lucky, getting to travel the world with professional photographers. I’d grab their equipment, get a few lessons, and start firing shots.
Nothing could happen to me in the water that would make me want to go on the beach and fight someone. That’s just not how I do things.
I think I’m one of the most fortunate people in the world. I travel around looking for the best waves and appreciate it every second.
I’ve always been a big supporter of the Surfrider Foundation. I started my own foundation, Rob Machado Foundation, which focuses on environmental education for the little people of the world.
One meal I’m constantly reminded about is when I ate kangaroo tail in the desert in Australia; it wasn’t necessarily my favorite, but I will always remember it.
We dream of the perfect wave, the perfect job, the perfect house, the perfect love, and when we get there, we dream of something else, and the journey goes on.
To catch a wave, to stand up – it was just life-changing. There was nothing that even came close. I quit playing all other sports – by the time I was eleven, they were toast.
The surfing – the waves in Indonesia are amazing.