How to Surf Your Brains Out and Live Sustainably with Jayce Robinson

Tom Vaughan

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Updated 56d ago

Now more than ever, surfers are switching to a sustainable lifestyle.

Maybe that's been born out of a connection to the ocean – but what exactly does it mean to live sustainably? And is it feasible?

For UK ripper Jayce Robinson, it's simple; surf your brains out and then catch your own food, fresh from the ocean. And new flick End of the Land takes a little dive (no pun intended) into Jayce's life.

“I suppose it's a bit like hunting for waves, you need to know what spots work best, taking into account the tide, the reef or seabed, the swell and even the wind sometimes. You can do all your homework though and again just like waves get completely let down on a day you think all the elements are aligned.”

Jayce on a bomb at home this winter.

Jayce on a bomb at home this winter.

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“We as humans need to remember that if we have everything in the palm of our hands then we will soon all become depressed and mentally unwell. Fighting for something is in our nature and always will be.

“I believe that if you're going to eat fish then spearfishing for one or two every now and then is one of the best ways to do it. I also understand that not everyone can do this or lives by the sea, so it just isn’t possible."

Calm and patience is a spear-fisherman's bread and butter when it comes to pulling the trigger.

Calm and patience is a spear-fisherman's bread and butter when it comes to pulling the trigger.

"There are just so many similarities and they can only be of benefit to each other, from breath-holds for bigger wave surfing to leg strength for general surfing from all the kicking. It even helps mental strength, learning how to be patient and taking you away from the stresses of day-to-day life." Hit play above for the full insight.

From pits-to-potting. Not that he's given up the former just yet.

From pits-to-potting. Not that he's given up the former just yet.

"Pretend you've just speared your biggest bass yet".