Video: Today Is Perfect – Jordy Smith

Jordy Smith is known for his cutting-edge high performance surfing. Surfing kept Jordy off the streets and he has never forgotten his roots. Now he’s paying it forward. Meet Sihle Mbutho, a kid from Durban, South Africa whose been orphaned sine before puberty. After initially sinking into a life of delinquency on the streets, Sihle escaped to the sea thanks to an orginaziton called Surfers Not Street Children. Instead of huffing glue, Sihle went surfing. He became a surfer, he became a good person, he became a role model to the too-many other South African kids in similar situations. And in Today Is Perfect, O’Neill rewards Sihle with a to Australia for a trip with Durban Native Jordy Smith. It’s heartwarming stuff. Hats off to O’Neill, to Jordy and especially to Sihle.



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