Professional surfer and musician Makua Rothman has launched a new web series called MAKUALOHA, giving fans an up close and personal look into the big wave surfer’s adventures in the North Shore and beyond.
The first episode is now available to watch here the first episode below!
Rothman is currently finishing up the follow-up to his critically acclaimed album, Sound Wave. During the time between albums, Rothman has relentlessly toured all over the US, headlining shows and opening for artists such as Matisyahu, Sublime with Rome, Common Kings, The Wailers, Steel Pulse, Slightly Stoopid, and Donavon Frankenreiter.
Makua Rothman was born on the iconic North Shore of Oahu and began surfing at the young age of two. He quickly made a name for himself, taking on some of the biggest and most dangerous breaks on the North Shore and beyond. At just 18 years old, he surfed a massive 66-foot wave at Jaws, winning the Billabong XXL Big Wave Award that year. In 2015, he won the WSL Big Wave Championship, cementing his status alongside Hawaii’s and the world’s greatest surfers.
In the summer of 2018, Rothman made national headlines after surviving a violent wipeout while attempting to ride one of the biggest waves in Fiji’s history at the historic Cloudbreak. The stunt landed him in national headlines, with press coverage from TMZ, NBC News, iHeartRadio, and more.