The Most Insane Footage from the Newport Wedge (featuring Jamie O’Brien)

It must be both a curse and a blessing to be able to consider Jamie O’Brien a ‘friend’. Nothing he does conforms to convention. A surf is never just a surf. Whether he’s charging Pipeline at night or riding ridiculous inflatable swimming pool toys in double overhead barrels, JOB is always on the edge. So when you get the call asking if you’re up for a trip to California’s infamous Wedge, you’ve got to carefully consider your answer. Chances are it’s going to go one of two ways: either viral video internet immortality, or a trip straight to the nearest medical emergency department and into traction. Judge for yourself who takes which path:

Tom Keyes

Recently returned to the UK after several years chasing waves in Asia, Tom takes inspiration from living on the doorstep of Cornwall's finest beaches to write articles and features on all thing surf related. Regularly featured on Surfing Sections and The Inertia his work has been viewed and shared by... Read more

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