This and Nothing Else is an all-new series which will profile four unique athletes. Four men who work blue collar jobs, so that they can live and surf – that and nothing else.
Their work supports their surfing, if only modestly, and it enables them to chase down and surf massive swells around Europe. Surfing is the constant in their lives, the one thing – no matter what happens – that will continue to be there. It’s part of who they are and their passion for it has driven them to achieve extraordinary things.
Peter Conroy, who you’ll meet in this episode, works in Dublin as a fire fighter, and after bills and rent are paid, the man has about €50 for the month - which he puts towards surfing (i.e. fixing the ski, repairing dings, gas, travel, etc). Conroy’s deep passion, some might even say obsession, for chasing big waves and hunting massive barrels at one of Ireland’s scariest slabs is awe inspiring if not jaw dropping. As you’ll see, Conroy’s is a world where there is surfing and nothing else.
Big barrels and big drops at one of Chile's premier big waves spots
Swiss surfers make the most of their environment and shred this powerful wave caused by a flooding river.
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Skeet Durham nails a huge drop at Nias and is rewarded with a deep tube which he comes flying out of arms akimbo.
Noa Deane and Shane Fletcher brings us this clip equipped with fast tunes and weird editing