Sure, us surfers in Oz are spoilt with our clean blue water, pointbreaks and reefs. It’s God’s own country etc. etc. But I doubt there’s not many among us that hasn’t fantasised about a session in those dank, dark and oily tubes of So-Cal.

Is it just us, or does it seem to pump pretty damn hard in and around that area?

Here, Dane Reynolds’ filmer, Mini Blanchard, captures local Matt McCabe getting amongst it.