Jimbo Bennett


How long have you been surfing?

I’ve been surfing for 15 years now.


Surf Hero?

I’d have to say John Isaac from Revolver , he taught me the importance of looking good 🙂


Favourite Surf Spot?

A certain hollow reef in Nias …


How would you describe your style of surfing?

Unorthodox , growing up riding all sorts of boards mostly vintage to modern epoxy these days taught me to ride everything .


Best career moment?

Standing up !


Do you do any cross training with other sports or how do you look after your all-round fitness?

I surf most days & drink tea


Best Ever Surf Trip?

Indo , Mexico , France , Ireland, Scotland anywhere there are waves & different cultures to discover really .

Whats your top five tracks on your IPod?




Favourite Movie?

Big Wednesday


Favourite Surf Movie?

Big Wednesday


Worst ever drop in?

Fistral always 🙂


Best ever wave so far…?

An insane double up in Mexico that was breaking onto the beach -like Puerto Escondido on acid !


What boards are you riding ?

A Quiver of floating toys from a 4′ bellyboard to a 9’5 Spoon & everything inbetween .


Advice to anyone buying a board?

Try before if possible or talk to Phil at Seabase for anything you don’t know .