Jamie O’Brien, ‘JOB’, is a pioneer in the field of professional free surfing. Growing up on the North Shore, O’Brien became one of the best surfers at the Pipeline Masters and is always pushing the limits of the surf industry. He is one of the youngest surfers ever to win the Pipe Masters Challenge and surfs some of the best waves and events in the world, including the famous Pipeline Masters in Hawaii.
As he wins surf events left, right and centre he has also set his eyes on other unconventional action water sports including river surfing, launching off a winch slip & slide and dropping into some of the biggest waves in Hawaii with a foam surfboard.
Catch all the action that goes on behind in Who is J.O.B. O’Brien balances his social life, partying and world-class surfing in a life that is far away from just ordinary. In his own words: “Just let the surfing tell the story”.
Find out who this surfing genius is and get inspired by his braveness, on Nautical Channel.
Jamie has been living at Pipeline since he was four/five years old. He believes this place he grew up in shaped him into becoming a surfer, and he loves surfing and learning new tricks. He is not the type of guy that tries to hand out with the best surfers in the world. He is who he is and he's ready to show us where he lives, where he surfs and who his friends are.
It is December on the North Shore and the waves are pumping. Jamie will catch some of the best winter waves before meeting Jacob from the Make a Wish Foundation to take him surfing and diving with sharks. Then, Jamie earns a wild card spot at the Sunset Pro, a SUP competition and a stop on the Stand Up World Tour.
In today's episode, JOB catches some barrels after a long journey to Mentawai, Indonesia. he will pull out an old finless board and embrace the challenge of finless surfing before taking on a break from surfing and going diving and spear fishing. Then, he moves to Bali for a surf session with Cheyne Magnusson.
In this final episode of Who is J.O.B Jamie meets up with Kai Lenny for a full waterman's day in Hawaii, including paddle boarding and windsurfing. Then, him and his crew are off for the iconic Coachella Music Festival before making his way to Huntington Beach for some partying before the US Open of Surfing.