Rusty Long was raised on the beaches of San Clemente, California, and describes himself as calm, curious, and weird. The twenty-eight year old finds contentment in big barrels, clean oceans and air, good food and wine, tea and coffee, traveling, Eastern philosophy, yoga, positive people and Backgammon.
Known throughout the world as one of surfing’s best big wave riders, Rusty is also an accomplished writer/photographer and is frequently published. Having traveled the world many times over, he lists his biggest accomplishment as ‘Being able to live the best lifestyle on Earth, and successfully riding some crazy waves in the world of heavy water’.
He has traveled extensively in association with Ocean Minded as well as his other sponsors: Smith, Sector 9, Kaysen Surfboards, Sambazon and Astrodeck.
Learn more about Rusty at www.longrusty.com