034: ROB BAIN - Former World Tour Pro-Surfer.

 Image by: Alex Brunton

Image by: Alex Brunton

Rob Bain pro surfer from Manly Beach, AUS. Rob was ranked No. 5 in 1990 and finished in the top 10 ‘88-’91, won 4 events and even came 3rd at ‘93 longboard champs.

He talks about what drove him to be one of the best, how he learnt to relax and focus in high pressure situations. Memories from his 3rd place in ‘93 Long Board champs and lessons from how riding other boards can help your short-boarding.

Rob also weighs in on the state of surf coaching and individual style, surfboard choice among intermediate surfers.

How to deal with the transition from being a ‘surfer’ to a ‘worker’ in the surf industry.

He also talks about how he recovered form an horrific surfing accident in 2009, and what he learnt form the experience.

His thoughts on mindset, rhythm, flow state, the zone, being in the moment and longevity of performance.

And stories from some of his surfing highlights.

An inspiring icon of Australian surfing.

Rob rides Simon Anderson boards and wears O’Neil wetsuits.

Instagram @bigbadbobbain

Rob also appears regularly on Aint That Swell Podcast. #utfs

Robs G-Land Tsunami near death experience:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_18a7rXtxM