Makua Rothman on Big Waves, Music, and Tow Surfing

Makua Rothman on Big Waves, Music, and Tow Surfing

For starters, he’s the son of the notorious Eddie Rothman, and he spent his youth getting comfortable in some of the biggest, scariest waves the North Shore has to offer. “I wasn’t born into the Brady Bunch,” he told us on set for the Headspace interview we did with him.

Music has been a part of his life since he can remember, and it’s rubbed off. “Music is part of my culture,” he explained. “For me to spread the aloha around the world, I can’t just do it in one aspect.

As he grew up, big wave surfing came a little more naturally to him. “I was always a fat kid,” he told Ballin on a Budget. “[I was] always a little more heavy set, and the bigger waves just pushed me easier.

Read more here: The Inertia

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