Silver Linings: Jordy Smith's Road to Recovery and Return to J-Bay


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“When I woke up the next morning and realised I had to get surgery, everything kind of sunk in,” says Jordy about recovering from a devastating LCL injury that sidelined the South African. And here, the legends at O'Neill have been documenting Smith's recovery and eventual return to surfing in this series called Silver Linings.

“Silver Linings' is an episodic journey that covers the incredible highs and devastating lows Jordy experienced in his life over the past 18 months. From entering fatherhood to scoring the best waves he's seen at home, to facing a near career-ending injury forcing him to pull out of the Olympics, this series documents the rollercoaster ride Jordy has been on and the 'Silver Linings' that he encounters within his journey.” Hit play above.