For those of us who inhabit the purist surfing camp, it is style, the economy of movement and selection of line that is of the utmost importance in regard to good surfing. You’ll also find that surfers who have a history of riding alternative equipment, especially longboards, often have an innate understanding of those three key components. And when your father is Joel Tudor, you can be sure pops is gonna have you studying those foundations of good surfing like it's your HSC.

Here, Tosh Tudor travels to the North Shore, ready to employ everything he has learned. And while you’re not gonna find any airs in here, what you do have is a study in how to ride a wave in harmony with its energy, rather than bending it to your will. Surfing Tai Chi if you will.