Get to know that man behind the very first Big Wave World Tour. (When a bottle of tequila was the trophy!) It ain’t easy making a professional surfing tour. Now, try one where the waves can’t be less than 30 feet on the face, in locations that are often difficult to get to, and during a swell that needs to stick around at that size for a full day. Yeah…little tricky, to say the least. One man who had a vision and was up for the challenge — and even a wave at Jaws at the ripe age of 65 — was Gary Linden. An iconic shaper, eternal grom and Godfather of the Big Wave World Tour, Gary Linden and Jamie Mitchell rap out in a very special episode of the Late Drop. Content Provided by Surfline, with more episodes of Late Drop found here.