After Tour Life Rob Machado Escaped to Bali and Starred in a Film Called Drifter

It’s flu season, meaning there is a 50/50 chance you are secluded to your bedroom or couch and are on the mend. If so, we have a film all about the personal growth and purpose featuring Rob Machado after he left the world tour.


In the summer of 2008, iconic surfer and former Pipe Master Rob Machado flew to Indonesia to experience a different kind of surf trip. A journey that would take him way beyond his comfort zone, to the point where he could finally be alone with his thoughts, his desires and the empty perfection of an unnamed Indian Ocean reef. What did he discover? You never stop dreaming. Even when they come true.