There’s no doubt that Australia is the slab capital of the world. And all those coastlines choc-full of shallow rock platforms and thick lips breed a special sort of surfer – one that thrives on the adrenaline of an under the lip takeoff, and horrifying warbled caverns.

Sam Jones is a twenty-year-old kid from Sydney who loves exactly that, and he has quietly been making a name for himself at some of Oz’s gnarliest lineups. This clip is a compilation of some of his finest slab surgery from the last couple of winters.